Saturday 11 May 1963
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Breland and Blair Piercy in Vancouver.
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.
Spencer's Mountain, directed by Delmer Daves, 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.
On TV people were watching Curd Jürgens erzählt....
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 May 1963 ?
- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- Mark Breland: Brooklyn, New York -- Welterweight boxer (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Blair Piercy in Vancouver: British Columbia, Canada; Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Cordova Bay Open).
- Masatoshi Hamada: Japanese comedian.
- Natasha Richardson: British actress and noted theatrical family.
- Gunilla Carlsson: Swedish politician 10th Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation.
- Roark Critchlow: Canadian-American actor
- Puff (The Magic Dragon) by Peter, Paul and Mary hits #2
- LA Dodger Sandy Koufax 2nd no-hitter beats New York Giants, 8-0
- Racial bomb attacks in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
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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