Friday 18 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.
The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while The Shoes of the Fisherman by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
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- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Stefan Schmidlin: Swiss comedian, mostly known via the comdedy duo Schmirisnkis which he formed with René Rindlisbacher.
- Martin Omalley: Politician.
- Magda Cotrofe: Brazilian actress and model, a veteran of nude centerfolds.
- Derek Clark: American homicide victim, killed in a fatal error of judgment by all concerned.
- Jane Horrocks: Lancashire, England -- Actress (Absolutely Fabulous).
- Maxime Bernier: Canadian lawyer and politician 7th Minister of Foreign Affairs for Canada
- Carl McCoy: English singer-songwriter (Fields of the Nephilim and Nefilim)
- Martin O'Malley: American soldier lawyer and politician 61st Governor of Maryland
- Vera Pauw: Dutch footballer and manager
- Yury Zakharevich: Russian weightlifter
- Reinier Paping wins Dutch 11-Cities Skating Race (10:59).
- Netherlands Due to severe winter conditions the twelfth elfstedentocht almost turns into a total disaster. Of the 9294 participants only 69 manage to finish, making this the heaviest elfstedentocht ever held.
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