Friday 20 December 1963
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Dominique by The Singing Nun.
In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Love with the Proper Stranger, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1963 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Iqbal Theba: TV Actor.
- Elena de Borbon : Spanish royalty, the first daughter of Juan Carlos and Sophia.
- Pam Casale in Camden: New Jersey, USA; tennis player (Marco Island finals 1985).
- Infanta Elena: Duchess of Lugo.
- Joel Gretsch: American actor.
- Karen Moncrieff in Sacramento: California, USA; actress (Xtro 3, Days of Our Lives).
- Paul Constantinescu: Composer, dies at 54.
- Massemba-Debate elected President of Congo-Brazzaville.
- Trial against 21 camp guards of Auschwitz begins.
- Berlin Wall opens for first time to West Berliners.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Singing Nun - Dominique
- The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
- The Caravelles - You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry
- Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again
- Lenny Welch - Since I Fell For You
- The Beach Boys - Be True To Your School
- Dion Di Muci - Drip Drop
- Dale & Grace - I'm Leaving It Up To You
- Tommy Roe - Everybody
- The Murmaids - Popsicles And Icicles
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