Sunday 13 October 1963
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Scott Andrew Mink and Isabelle Gélinas.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer.
In UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits.
Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Na slovo, na slovo.
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Scott Andrew Mink: American convicted murderer (d. 2004).
- Isabelle Gélinas: French stage and film actress born to a Canadian father, particularly known for her role in the TV serie "Fais-pas ci, Fais-pas ça" (with Tonquédec).
- Bryan Hickerson: American baseball player who has played with both the Minnesota Twins and the San Francisco Giants.
- Colin Channer: Jamaican-American author and academic.
- Chip Foose: American automotive designer and fabricator.
- Scott Mink: American murderer (d. 2004)
- Beatlemania is coined after Beatles appear at Palladium
- 15th Ryder Cup: US beats 23-9 at East Lake Country Club - Georgia
- 9th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmy Gilmer - Sugar Shack
- The Ronettes - Be My Baby
- Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet
- Garnet Mimms - Cry Baby
- The Jaynetts - Sally, Go 'Round The Roses
- Ray Charles - Busted
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
- Roy Orbison - Mean Woman Blues
- Martha & the Vandellas - Heat Wave
- Dion Di Muci - Donna The Prima Donna
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