Monday 13 May 1963
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christian Perez and Michael Hjorth.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to If You Wanna Be Happy by Jimmy Soul.
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 The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Curd Jürgens erzählt....
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- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Christian Perez: French former footballer, he played for France at the Euro 92 and for different famous clubs: Nîmes, Montpellier, Monaco, Paris-St-Germain.
- Michael Hjorth
- Julian Brookhouse: rocker (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance).
- Andrea Leadsom: English politician.
- Wally Masur: Australian tennis player coach and sportscaster.
- Alois Hudal: Austrian-born Catholic bishop who assisted Nazi war criminals in escaping (Born 1885).
- The U.S. Supreme Court case Brady v. Maryland is decided.
- A smallpox outbreak hits Stockholm, Sweden, lasting until July.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Puff (The Magic Dragon)
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
- The Shirelles - Foolish Little Girl
- Chantay's - Pipeline
- Brenda Lee - Losing You
- The Kingston Trio - Reverend Mr. Black
- Andy Williams - Can't Get Used To Losing You
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
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