Friday 31 May 1963
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wendy Smith and Viktor Orban.
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.
Irma la Douce, directed by Billy Wilder, 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.
On TV people were watching Die fünfte Kolonne.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1963 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Wendy Smith: rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good).
- Viktor Orban: Hungarian politician.
- Hugh Dillon: Canadian musician and actor.
- Viktor Orbán: Hungarian politician 38th Prime Minister of Hungary.
- Wesley Willis: American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Wesley Willis Fiasco) (d. 2003).
- Carel C van Essen: archaeologist (Art of Ancient Rome), dies at age 63.
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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