Tuesday 5 March 1963
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joel Osteen and Thomas Hermanns.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Walk Like A Man by The 4 Seasons.
In UK Diamonds by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan was in the top 5 hits.
How the West Was Won, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
On TV people were watching Schwäbische Geschichten.
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- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Joel Osteen: American evangelical, television preacher.
- Thomas Hermanns: German TV-presenter, director, and comedian.
- Patsy Cline: American country-western singer, who helped to pave the way for other female singers to become an integral part of the formerly male-dominated country music industry.
- Cyril Smith: Actor (Adventures of Sir Lancelot), dies at 70.
- Cowboy Copas: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1963).
- Hawkshaw Hawkins: Huntington, West Virginia -- Country singer (Ozark Jubilee).
- Beatles record From Me to You andThank You Girl
- In Camden, Tennessee, country music superstar Patsy Cline (Virginia Patterson Hensley) is killed in a plane crash along with fellow performers Hawkshaw Hawkins, Cowboy Copas and Cline's manager and pilot Randy Hughes, while returning from a benefit performance in Kansas City, Kansas for country radio disc jockey quotCactusquot Jack Call.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Walk Like A Man
- Dion - Ruby Baby
- The Cascades - Rhythm Of The Rain
- Paul and Paula - Hey Paula
- Bobby Darin - You're The Reason I'm Living
- Ruby and the Romantics - Our Day Will Come
- Skeeter Davis - The End Of The World
- The Rebels - Wild Weekend
- Johnny Mathis - What Will Mary Say
- The Rooftop Singers - Walk Right In
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