Tuesday 12 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 Candy Costie and Joaquim Carvalho Cruz.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Walk Like A Man by The 4 Seasons.
In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard 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
while The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Schwäbische Geschichten.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 March 1963 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Candy Costie: Seattle, Washington -- Synchronized swimmer (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Joaquim Carvalho Cruz: Brazil -- 800m runner (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Julia Campbell in Huntsville: Alabama, USA; actress (Opportunity Knocks).
- Princess Farahnaz: Pahlavi of Iran.
- John Andretti: Italian-American auto racer, the son of Aldo Andretti and nephew of Mario Andretti, in the CART racing circuit.
- Farahnaz Pahlavi: Iranian royalty, the daughter of Fara Diba and the Shaw of Iran.
- Joaquim Cruz: Brazilian runner
- Ian Holloway: English footballer and manager
- Paul Way: English golfer
- Beatles perform as a trio, John Lennon is ill with a cold
- Bob Dylan cancels Ed Sullivan Show television appearance
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
- Ruby and the Romantics - Our Day Will Come
- Bobby Darin - You're The Reason I'm Living
- Skeeter Davis - The End Of The World
- The Cascades - Rhythm Of The Rain
- Dion - Ruby Baby
- Paul and Paula - Hey Paula
- Eydie Gorme - Blame It On The Bossa Nova
- Johnny Mathis - What Will Mary Say
- The Chiffons - He's So Fine
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