Sunday 12 May 1963
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vanessa A Williams and Vanessa Williams in Brooklyn.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March.
In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Spencer's Mountain, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Curd Jürgens erzählt....
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1963 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Vanessa A Williams: American actress.
- Vanessa Williams in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Rhonda Blair - Melrose Place).
- Charles Pettigrew: American singer (Charles and Eddie) (d. 2001).
- Jerry Trimble: American actor.
- Deborah Kara Unger: Canadian actress.
- Stefano Modena: Italian race car driver. In 1986, Modena won the 1986 Monaco Formula 3 classic, and later that year, he solidified his reputation as a skillful driver when he was victorious in the European Formula 3 Championship race. After winning titles during 1987, he began to race Formula 1 with the EuroBrun team, but during 1989-90, he became a driver for Brabham. During 1992, he left Formula 1 racing in order to take part in German Touring Car events.
- Panagiotis Fasoulas: Greek basketball player, Mayor of Piraeus
- Gavin Hood: South African actor director producer and screenwriter
- Vanessa Williams: American actress and producer
- Bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Alpine Civitan Golf Open.
- Race riot in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Puff (The Magic Dragon)
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Chantay's - Pipeline
- Andy Williams - Can't Get Used To Losing You
- The Shirelles - Foolish Little Girl
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
- The Chiffons - He's So Fine
- The Kingston Trio - Reverend Mr. Black
- Brenda Lee - Losing You
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