Tuesday 28 May 1963
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eugene Robinson and Gavin Harrison.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to It's My Party by Lesley Gore.
In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Nutty Professor, directed by Jerry Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 28 May 1963 ?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
- Augustine of Canterbury
- William of Gellone
- Eugene Robinson: American football player, a defensive end with the Atlanta Falcons.
- Gavin Harrison: English drummer (Porcupine Tree King Crimson and OSI).
- Houman Younessi: Australian-American biologist and academic.
- Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin: Composer, dies at 60.
- Estimated 22,000 die in another cyclone in Bay of Bengal (India)
- Jomo Kenyatta becomes first Prime Minister of Kenya.
- Cyclone hits Chittagong, Bangladesh; estimated 22,000 die and one million houses destroyed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lesley Gore - It's My Party
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
- The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
- Lou Christie - Two Faces Have I
- The Dovells - You Can't Sit Down
- Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
- Brenda Lee - Losing You
- Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki
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