Monday 7 January 1963, Orthodox Christmas
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Craig Shipley and Grazia Galante.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Steve Lawrence.
In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
On TV people were watching The Dakotas.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1963 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Craig Shipley: Australian / US baseball infielder (San Diego Padres).
- Grazia Galante: Italian ballet dancer and choreographer.
- Mari Rantasila: Finnish actress, singer, and director.
- Paul Rand: American politician and physician.
- Clint Mansell: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Pop Will Eat Itself).
- Arthur Moore: Premier of Queensland (Born 1876).
- 1st class postage raised from 4 cents to 5 cents
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Lawrence - Go Away Little Girl
- The Tornadoes - Telstar
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
- Brook Benton - Hotel Happiness
- Lou Monte - Pepino The Italian Mouse
- The Exciters - Tell Him
- Bobby Vee - The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
- Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans - Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah
- Mary Wells - Two Lovers
- Paul Petersen - My Dad
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Cliff Richard - The Next Time / Bachelor Boy
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- The Shadows - Dance On!
- Freddie & The Dreamers - You Were Made For Me
- Duane Eddy - Dance With The Guitar Man
- Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
- Frank Ifield - Lovesick Blues
- Kathy Kirby - Secret Love
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