Thursday 13 June 1963
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Sturing and Jeff Brehaut.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Sukiyaki by Kyu Sakamoto.
In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
PT 109, directed by Leslie H. Martinson, 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 Die fünfte Kolonne.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 June 1963 ?
- Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
- Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
- Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- USA ? World Children's Day
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
- Edward Sturing: Soccer player (Vitesse).
- Jeff Brehaut: Mountain View, California -- Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Alabama-3rd).
- Josef Heiss: Garmisch, Germany -- Hockey goaltender (Team Germany 1998).
- Randy Gilhen: Zweibrucken, Germany -- NHL center (Winnipeg Jets).
- Alaska : Spanish-Mexican singer, DJ, and TV personality famous in Spain and Latin America.
- Bettina Bunge: Swiss-German tennis player
- Sarah Connolly: English soprano and actress
- Paul De Lisle: American bass player and songwriter (Smash Mouth)
- Catarina Lindqvist: in Sweden; tennis player (Swedish Open 1986).
- Audrey Niffenegger: American author and academic
- Vostok 6 launched, pilot is 1st woman Cosmonaut
- The cancellation of Mercury 10 effectively ends the Mercury program of United States manned spaceflight.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki
- Lesley Gore - It's My Party
- The Dovells - You Can't Sit Down
- The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
- Bobby Vinton - Blue On Blue
- Nat King Cole - Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer
- Bill Anderson - Still
- Barbara Lewis - Hello Stranger
- Bobby Darin - 18 Yellow Roses
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