Monday 26 August 1963
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to My Boyfriend's Back by The Angels.
In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
Stray Dog, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while City Of Night by John Rechy 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 26 August 1963 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- David Byas: English cricketer and umpire.
- Stephen Dubner: American journalist and author.
- Patrice Oppliger: American author critic and academic.
- Ludger Beerbaum: Internationally successful German equestrian who competes in show jumping, and has been ranked the No.
- Larry Keating: Actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
- Little Stevie Wonder - Fingertips - Pt 2
- Allan Sherman - Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Blowin' In The Wind
- Trini Lopez - If I Had A Hammer
- The Four Seasons - Candy Girl
- Lesley Gore - Judy's Turn To Cry
- Inez Foxx - Mockingbird
- Kai Winding & Orchestra - More
- Randy and the Rainbows - Denise
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