Tuesday 7 May 1963
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March.
In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits.
Winter Light, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Raise High The Roof Beam, Carpenters by J.D was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1963 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Johnny Lee Middleton: American musician (Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra).
- Elizabeth Johnson: American noted family, one of three children of Ned Johnson, CEO of Fidelity Investments.
- Michael Orland: American musician who played piano for the contestants on "American Idol 2,.
- Johnny Middleton: American bass player and songwriter (Savatage and Trans-Siberian Orchestra).
- Bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champ
- SETC Telstar 2 launched (apogee 6,700 miles (10,800 km)).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Puff (The Magic Dragon)
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Chantay's - Pipeline
- Andy Williams - Can't Get Used To Losing You
- The Shirelles - Foolish Little Girl
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
- The Chiffons - He's So Fine
- The Kingston Trio - Reverend Mr. Black
- Brenda Lee - Losing You
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