Monday 3 June 1963
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sabrina Goles and Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun.
In that special week of June 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 Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction by J.D. Salinger 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 3 June 1963 ?
- Kevin Bokelmann - St Kevin's Day.
- Feast day of St Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda.
- Roman Empire - Festival to Bellona.
- Sabrina Goles: Yugoslavia -- Tennis star.
- Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun: Russia -- Cosmonaut.
- Christophe Berthonneau: French pyrotechnician and director of the Group F, a fireworks company best known to the general public for creating and staging the pyrotechnics on the Eiffel Tower for the Year 2000 celebrations.
- Rudy Demotte: Belgian politician 8th Minister-President of the Walloon Region.
- Anica Dobra: Serbian actress.
- Toshiaki Karasawa: Japanese actor
- A Northwest Airlines DC-7 crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia, killing 101.
- The Buddhist crisis: Soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam attack protesting Buddhists in Hue, South Vietnam, with liquid chemicals from tear gas grenades, causing 67 people to be hospitalised for blistering of the skin and respiratory ailments.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lesley Gore - It's My Party
- Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki
- The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
- The Dovells - You Can't Sit Down
- Lou Christie - Two Faces Have I
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Bill Anderson - Still
- Nat King Cole - Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
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