Wednesday 9 January 1963
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Culp and Irwin McLean.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Steve Lawrence.
In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
On TV people were watching The Dakotas.
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1963 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Joseph Culp: American actor and noted family, the son of actor Robert Culp.
- Irwin McLean: Northern Irish biologist and academic.
- Mao Tse-tung writes his poem Reply to Comrade Kuo Mo-jo
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Lawrence - Go Away Little Girl
- The Tornadoes - Telstar
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
- Brook Benton - Hotel Happiness
- Lou Monte - Pepino The Italian Mouse
- The Exciters - Tell Him
- Bobby Vee - The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
- Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans - Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah
- Mary Wells - Two Lovers
- Paul Petersen - My Dad
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Cliff Richard - The Next Time / Bachelor Boy
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- The Shadows - Dance On!
- Freddie & The Dreamers - You Were Made For Me
- Duane Eddy - Dance With The Guitar Man
- Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
- Kathy Kirby - Secret Love
- Frank Ifield - Lovesick Blues
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