Thursday 18 July 1963
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Martin Torrijos Espino and Lonnie Young.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Surf City by Jan & Dean.
In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
The Thrill of It All, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Terrible Swift Sword by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vacation Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 July 1963 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
- Lonnie Young: NFL safety / cornerback (NY Jets).
- Martin Torrijos Espino: President of Panama.
- Marc Girardelli: Austrian-Luxembourgian skier.
- Mike Greenwell: American baseball player and race car driver.
- Al Snow: American wrestler sportscaster and actor.
- Martín Torrijos: Panamanian economist and politician 35th President of Panama.
- Failed military coup in Syria
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jan & Dean - Surf City
- The Essex - Easier Said Than Done
- The Tymes - So Much In Love
- Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport
- Lonnie Mack - Memphis
- Little Stevie Wonder - Fingertips - Pt 2
- The Surfaris - Wipe Out
- Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki
- Elvis Presley - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
- Marvin Gaye - Pride And Joy
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