Saturday 28 September 1963
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Johnny Earl Dawkins Jr and Steve Blackman.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton.
In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Lilies of the Field, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood and the Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 September 1963 ?
- Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
- St. Wenceslas
- French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
- Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
- Also see September 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lorenzo Ruiz
- Johnny Earl Dawkins Jr: NBA guard (Spurs, Charlotte Hornets).
- Steve Blackman: American wrestler and martial artist.
- Érik Comas: French race car driver.
- Greg Weisman: American voice actor producer and screenwriter.
- King Leonardo, cartoon last airs on NBC-TV
- Little Deuce Coupe by The Beach Boys peaks at #15
- Martian Hop by The Ran-Dells peaks at #1
- New Phil Silvers Show, debuts on CBS-TV
- Nick Teen & Al K Hall by Rolf Harris peaks at #95
- Shari Lewis Show, last airs on NBC-TV
- Surfer Joe by Surfaris peaks at #62
- Tennessee Tuxedo, cartoon debuts on CBS-TV
- Murray The K, a New York DJ plays She Loves You on the radio
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet
- The Jaynetts - Sally, Go 'Round The Roses
- The Ronettes - Be My Baby
- Martha & the Vandellas - Heat Wave
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
- The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me
- The Tymes - Wonderful! Wonderful!
- The Miracles - Mickey's Monkey
- Garnet Mimms - Cry Baby
- Trini Lopez - If I Had A Hammer
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