Thursday 17 October 1963
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer.
In UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits.
Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1963 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Sergio Goycochea: Argentinian footballer and journalist.
- Norm Macdonald: Canadian-American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Toby Young: English journalist and academic.
- Jacques Hadamard: French mathematician who made major contributions in number theory, complex function theory, differential geometry and partial differential equations and proved the prime number theorem.
- Jennie opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 82 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmy Gilmer - Sugar Shack
- The Ronettes - Be My Baby
- Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet
- Ray Charles - Busted
- Garnet Mimms - Cry Baby
- The Jaynetts - Sally, Go 'Round The Roses
- Roy Orbison - Mean Woman Blues
- Dion Di Muci - Donna The Prima Donna
- Nino Tempo & April Stevens - Deep Purple
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
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