Wednesday 20 February 1963
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charles Barkley in Leads and William Baldwin in New York.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Hey Paula by Paul and Paula.
In UK Diamonds by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan was in the top 5 hits.
The Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
On TV people were watching Schwäbische Geschichten.
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1963 ?
- Charles Barkley in Leads: Alabama, USA; NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Olympics-gold-1996, All Star 1987-90).
- William Baldwin in New York: USA; actor (Backdraft, Sliver, Flatliners).
- Jon Lynn Christensen: former Nebraska Congressman.
- Marilisa Xenogiannakopoulou: Greek politician.
- Charles Barkley: American basketball player, a forward for the Houston Rockets.
- Yves Biton: French astrologer, secretary of Fédération Des Astrologues.
- Ian Brown: English rock vocalist (Stone Roses-Made of Stone)
- Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou: Greek politician
- Willie Mays (San Francisco Giants) signs a record US$100,000 per year contract.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul and Paula - Hey Paula
- Dion - Ruby Baby
- The 4 Seasons - Walk Like A Man
- The Rooftop Singers - Walk Right In
- The Cascades - Rhythm Of The Rain
- Ned Miller - From A Jack To A King
- Bobby Darin - You're The Reason I'm Living
- Eydie Gorme - Blame It On The Bossa Nova
- The Miracles - You've Really Got A Hold On Me
- The Rebels - Wild Weekend
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