Wednesday 11 December 1963
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Alalmo and Jon Brion.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Dominique by The Singing Nun.
In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
America, America, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Forest Rangers.
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1963 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Mark Alalmo: Actor (Avenging Force).
- Jon Brion: American musician/record producer.
- Mark Alarie: American athlete, played pro basketball for five seasons beginning in 1986.
- Mario Been: Dutch footballer and manager.
- Claudia Kohde-Kilsch: in German Federal Republic; tennis star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Singing Nun - Dominique
- The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
- Tommy Roe - Everybody
- Dale & Grace - I'm Leaving It Up To You
- The Caravelles - You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry
- Lenny Welch - Since I Fell For You
- The Beach Boys - Be True To Your School
- Dion Di Muci - Drip Drop
- Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again
- Rufus Thomas - Walking The Dog
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