Tuesday 13 August 1963
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder.
In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
A Ticklish Affair, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1963 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Sridevi : Indian actress and singer.
- Valerie Plame: American CIA agent and author.
- Édouard Michelin: French industrialist, the managing partner and co-chief executive of the Michelin Group (1999-2006).
- Tigg Ketler in Chula Vista: California, USA; drummer (Bang Tango - "Dancin' on Coals").
- Steve Higgins: Comedian.
- Sridevi Kapoor: Movie Actress
- Elizabeth Bourland: Costa Rica -- US 3x20 rifle (1996 Olympics - 7th Place)
- Pamela Jean Stein: Syracuse, New York -- Playmate (Nov, 1987)
- Custom agents confiscate 21 gold coins from Witte Museum
- Warren Spahn sets left-hander strike out mark at 2,382.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
- Little Stevie Wonder - Fingertips - Pt 2
- The Tymes - So Much In Love
- Allan Sherman - Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Blowin' In The Wind
- The Surfaris - Wipe Out
- Elvis Presley - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
- The Four Seasons - Candy Girl
- Lesley Gore - Judy's Turn To Cry
- Kai Winding & Orchestra - More
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