Sunday 19 May 1963
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to If You Wanna Be Happy by Jimmy Soul.
In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Pickpocket, directed by Robert Bresson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1963 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Yazz [Yasmin Evans] rocker ("Fine Time": "The One Way is Up").
- Yazz: English singer.
- Filippo Galli: Italian soccer/football player, he played for Milan (1981–1982, 1983–1996), Pescara (on loan) (1982–1983), Reggiana (1996–1998), Brescia (1998–2001), Watford (2001–2002), and Pro Sesto (2002–2004).
- Sophie Davant: French journalist and TV host.
- Rebecca Bradley: LPGA golfer.
- Walter Russell: American painter sculptor and author (d. 1963).
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Puff (The Magic Dragon)
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
- The Shirelles - Foolish Little Girl
- Chantay's - Pipeline
- Brenda Lee - Losing You
- The Kingston Trio - Reverend Mr. Black
- Andy Williams - Can't Get Used To Losing You
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
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