Thursday 18 April 1963
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Conan [Christopher] O'Brien in Brookline and Conan O'Brien.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to He's So Fine by The Chiffons.
In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits.
Bye Bye Birdie, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Meine Frau Susanne.
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1963 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Conan [Christopher] O'Brien in Brookline: Massachusetts, USA; TV host (Late Night).
- Conan O'Brien: American talk show host picked to replace David Letterman as host of NBC's "Late Night.
- Eric McCormack: Canadian actor.
- Mike Mangini: American drummer (Dream Theater Annihilator Extreme and Tribe of Judah).
- Peter Van Loan: Canadian lawyer and politician 16th Canadian Minister of International Trade.
- Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1.
- Dr James Campbell performs the first human nerve transplant.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Chiffons - He's So Fine
- Andy Williams - Can't Get Used To Losing You
- Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Puff (The Magic Dragon)
- Jackie Wilson - Baby Workout
- Paul & Paula - Young Lovers
- The Orlons - South Street
- The Cookies - Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby)
- Chantay's - Pipeline
- Dee Dee Sharp - Do The Bird
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