Monday 22 July 1963
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eddie Anderson and Joanna Going.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Surf City by Jan & Dean.
In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
The Thrill of It All, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Grandmother And The Priests by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vacation Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1963 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Eddie Anderson: NFL safety (Oakland Raiders).
- Joanna Going: Actress (Lisa Grady-Another World).
- Emilio Butragueno: Spanish footballer.
- Emilio Butragueño: Spanish footballer.
- Rob Estes: American actor and director.
- Olivier Gourmet: Belgian actor
- Emily Saliers: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Indigo Girls)
- Beatles release Introducing the Beatles
- Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jan & Dean - Surf City
- The Tymes - So Much In Love
- Little Stevie Wonder - Fingertips - Pt 2
- The Essex - Easier Said Than Done
- The Surfaris - Wipe Out
- Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport
- Elvis Presley - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Blowin' In The Wind
- Lonnie Mack - Memphis
- Doris Troy - Just One Look
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