Friday 11 January 1963
It was Friday, 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
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1963 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Tracy Caulkins: American athlete, queen of one of the premier Olympic events, the Decathlon of swimming.
- Kate Gompert in Ames: Iowa, USA; tennis star.
- Petra Schneider: East German swimming star (world record 400m).
- Dean Reynolds: English snooker player.
- Jason Connery: British-born Hollywood actor and noted family, the son of the well-known acting couple, Scottish-born Sean Connery and Australian-born Diane Cilento.
- Arthur D Nock: English/American historian (Saint Paul), dies at age 60.
- 1st discotheque opens, Whiskey-a-go-go in LA
- Beatles release Please Please Me andAsk Me Why
- First discotheque opens, The Whiskey-a-go-go in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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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
- 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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