Wednesday 7 August 1963
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Patrick Newman and Harold Perrineau Jr.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder.
In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Lord of the Flies, directed by Peter Brook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ready, Steady, Go!.
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1963 ?
- Patrick Newman: St. Catharines, Ontario -- Rower (1988, 96 Olympics - 10th Place).
- Harold Perrineau Jr: American actor.
- Marcus Lewis in Pontiac: Michigan, USA; singer ("Sing me a Song").
- Patrick Bouvier Kennedy: son of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (d. 1963).
- Patrick Kennedy: American noted family, the third child, born six weeks premature to John and Jacqueline Kennedy.
- Paul Dunn: Australian rugby player
- Nick Gillespie: American journalist and author
- Hiroaki Hirata: Japanese voice actor
- Harold Perrineau: American actor and producer
- Marcus Roberts: American pianist and educator
- Jac Kennedy becomes 1st, 1st lady to give birth since Mrs Cleveland
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Little Stevie Wonder - Fingertips - Pt 2
- The Surfaris - Wipe Out
- Elvis Presley - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Blowin' In The Wind
- The Tymes - So Much In Love
- Lesley Gore - Judy's Turn To Cry
- Jan & Dean - Surf City
- The Four Seasons - Candy Girl
- The Essex - Easier Said Than Done
- Kai Winding & Orchestra - More
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