Wednesday 20 March 1963
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Our Day Will Come by Ruby and the Romantics.
In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Raise High The Roof Beam, Carpenters by J.D was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1963 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- David Thewlis: British actor.
- Paul Annacone: American tennis player and coach.
- Gregg Binkley: American actor.
- Maggie Estep: American poet and author (d. 2014).
- Kathy Ireland: American model actress and furniture designer.
- Yelena Romanova: Russian athlete (Born 1963)
- Paul Mirkovich: rock keyboardist (Nelson - "Love and Affection").
- Paul Annacone in Southampton: New York, USA; tennis star.
- Anouk Grinberg: Belgian actress. She has appeared in more than 40 films and television shows since 1976. In 1996, she won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 46th Berlin International Film Festival for her role in the film Mon Homme.
- Ramon Andersson: Middle Swan, Australia -- Canoeist (1992, 96 Olympics - Bronze Medalist)
- Karl Otten: Writer, dies at 73.
- 1st Pop Art exhibition (NYC)
- Sikkim crown prince Paldan Thondup Namgyal marries Hope Cooke.
- First "Pop Art" exhibition (New York City, New York).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ruby and the Romantics - Our Day Will Come
- Skeeter Davis - The End Of The World
- Bobby Darin - You're The Reason I'm Living
- The Chiffons - He's So Fine
- The 4 Seasons - Walk Like A Man
- The Cascades - Rhythm Of The Rain
- The Orlons - South Street
- Eydie Gorme - Blame It On The Bossa Nova
- Johnny Mathis - What Will Mary Say
- Roy Orbison - In Dreams
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