Sunday 8 September 1963
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gerald Williams and Li Ning.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Boyfriend's Back by The Angels.
In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Harakiri, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, 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 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters.
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Which were the important events of 8 September 1963 ?
- Gerald Williams: NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers).
- Li Ning: Chinese gymnast.
- Mary Arruda: American kidnap and homicide victim who disappeared 9/09/1978, 4:00 PM at the age of 15.
- Alexandros Alexiou: Greek footballer.
- Hitoshi Matsumoto: Japanese comedian and actor.
- 77th US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Margaret Smith Court (75 64)
- 83rd US Mens Tennis: R H Osuna beats Frank Froehling III (75 64 62)
- Algerian population accepts constitution
- Braves Warren Spahn ties Christy Mathewson with 13 20-win seasons
- Ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
- Allan Sherman - Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)
- Trini Lopez - If I Had A Hammer
- Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet
- The Four Seasons - Candy Girl
- Martha & the Vandellas - Heat Wave
- Inez Foxx - Mockingbird
- Major Lance - The Monkey Time
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Blowin' In The Wind
- Freddie Scott - Hey, Girl
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