It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Boyfriend's Back by The Angels.
In UK My Boyfriend's Back by The Angels was in the top 5 hits.
The Birds, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most successful movies released in 1963
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in September 1963 ?
- The Birds
directed by Alfred Hitchcock
starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette
- The Great Escape
directed by John Sturges
starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough
directed by Federico Fellini
starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aime, Claudia Cardinale
- From Russia with Love
directed by Terence Young
starring: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Lotte Lenya
directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison
Which were the important events of Saturday, 21 September 1963 ?
Famous People born
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
: Los Angeles, California -- Infielder (Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees)
The Shoes of the Fisherman - Morris L. West
The Group - Mary McCarth
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction - J.D. Salinger
Caravans - James A. Michener
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1963 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
A scene from 'Knife in the Water, 'a Polish film by Roman Polanski
Sports Illustrated: no.7837
Original Merlin Sword In the Stone Holiday (1963)
Gulf Gulfpride Motor, Single-G Oil (1963)
Tell the world why Saturday, 21 September 1963 is such a special date for you!