Monday 12 August 1963
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rudi Smidts and Sir Mix-a-Lot.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder.
In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
A Ticklish Affair, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while The Essential Lippmann by Clinton Rossiter and James Lare was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ready, Steady, Go!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 12 August 1963 ?
- Rudi Smidts
- Sir Mix-a-Lot: American rapper.
- Rudy Smidts: Belgian soccer football player, lateral rear on the Antwerp team in 1994 World Cup.
- Anthony Ray: Rapper.
- Kōji Kitao: Japanese sumo wrestler the 60th Yokozuna.
- Mix-a-Lot : American rapper producer and actor.
- Britt Morgan: American porn actress director and producer.
- Koji Kitao (Futahaguro Koji): Japanese sumo wrestler (the 60th Yokozuna) and professional wrestler.
- Portuguese Dictator Salazar firm on African colonization
- Stan Musial announces he will retire at end of year
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Little Stevie Wonder - Fingertips - Pt 2
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Blowin' In The Wind
- Elvis Presley - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
- The Surfaris - Wipe Out
- Lesley Gore - Judy's Turn To Cry
- The Four Seasons - Candy Girl
- Allan Sherman - Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)
- The Tymes - So Much In Love
- Kai Winding & Orchestra - More
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
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