Tuesday 8 January 1963
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1963 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Hiromi Kobayashi in Fukushima: Japan; LPGA golfer (1993 JAL Big Apple).
- Lucien Kouassi: African singer, musician and songwriter.
- Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa is exhibited in the United States for the first time, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
- George C. Wallace becomes governor of Alabama. In his inaugural speech, he defiantly proclaims ampquotsegregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever!ampquot March/April 2004
- The locomotive ''Flying Scotsman'' (British Railways No. 60103) makes its last scheduled run, before going into the hands of Alan Pegler for preservation.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Lawrence - Go Away Little Girl
- Bobby Vee - The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
- Brook Benton - Hotel Happiness
- The Exciters - Tell Him
- Lou Monte - Pepino The Italian Mouse
- Paul Petersen - My Dad
- Mary Wells - Two Lovers
- Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans - Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah
- The Tornadoes - Telstar
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Cliff Richard - The Next Time / Bachelor Boy
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- The Shadows - Dance On!
- Duane Eddy - Dance With The Guitar Man
- Frank Ifield - Lovesick Blues
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- Freddie & The Dreamers - You Were Made For Me
- Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
- Kathy Kirby - Secret Love
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