Sunday October 20, 1963

US date format: 10/20/1963, UK date format: 20/10/1963

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Libra (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on October 20, 1963).

Famous birthdays on this day include Sonia Dubois and Marc Newson.

The number one song in US was Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was #1 song in the UK.

Contempt, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1963 while My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Nightcap.

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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October 20, 1963 Events

What happened on October 20, 1963?


Historical Events

  • Alec Douglas-Home forms British government
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Hillside Golf Open
  • WITV TV channel 7 in Charleston, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jim Brown sets NFL single-season rushing record, 1,863 yards.

See also

What happened on October 20 in history? Find out the list of October 20th major events

What was 1963 famous for? Discover everything about 1963

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October 20, 1963 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on October 20, 1963?

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How old am I?

If October 20, 1963 is your birthday you are 59 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 20.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Contempt

Contempt

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli, Giorgia Moll

Country: United States of America

The Incredible Journey

The Incredible Journey

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Fletcher Markle

Starring: Émile Genest, John Drainie, Tommy Tweed, Sandra Scott

Thunder Island

Thunder Island

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Jack Leewood

Starring: Gene Nelson, Fay Spain, Brian Kelly, Miriam Colon

The Old Dark House

The Old Dark House

Release year: 1963

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Tom Poston, Robert Morley, Janette Scott, Joyce Grenfell

Omicron

Omicron

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Ugo Gregoretti

Starring: Renato Salvatori, Ugo Gregoretti, Rosemary Dexter, Calisto Calisti

Country: Italy

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 20, 1963?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Sugar Shack
  2. - Be My Baby
  3. - Blue Velvet
  4. - Busted
  5. - Cry Baby

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Do You Love Me?
  2. - She Loves You
  3. - Then He Kissed Me
  4. - You'll Never Walk Alone
  5. - Blue Bayou / Mean Woman Blues

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Part Time Love
  2. - Cry Baby
  3. - Busted
  4. - Sally, Go 'round The Roses
  5. - Heat Wave
Sport Games on October 20, 1963

Sport Games on October 20, 1963


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American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Detroit Lions : 25 - 21
  • Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 14 - 20
  • Dallas Cowboys - New York Giants : 21 - 37
  • Green Bay Packers - St. Louis Cardinals : 30 - 7
  • Minnesota Vikings - Los Angeles Rams : 24 - 27
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TV Series

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Nightcap

Nightcap

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Mord in Riverport

Mord in Riverport

Release year: 1963

Hallo Nachbarn!

Hallo Nachbarn!

Release year: 1963

Voor de vuist weg

Voor de vuist weg

Release year: 1963

How old am I?

If October 20, 1963 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1963?

Books

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My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman

My Darling Clementine

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This is the acclaimed biography about Lady Clementine. It was first published in 1963 and became an international bestseller.

The American Way Of Death by Jessica Mitford

The American Way Of Death

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"Mitford's humorous and unforgiving book, Memoirs of Mori, is the best we can get." It is important that it be updated every decade to ensure our spiritual health. --The

Security Is A Thumb And A Blanket by Charles M. Schulz

Security Is A Thumb And A Blanket

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Pages clean and tidy, binding tight. Complete dust jacket, unfaded. The dust jacket is complete with the exception of some minor wear at the edges.

Joy In The Morning by Betty Smith

Joy In The Morning

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"A happy affirmation that love can accomplish all things." Chicago Tribune Intensely emotional... Inspired." New York Times Joy in The Morning is the amazing million-copy edition

Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz

Happiness Is A Warm Puppy

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Classic Peanuts are the best! These collector's editions faithfully recreate the look and feel of the most beloved Peanuts books, including their paper, ink, and lamination.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 20, 1963?

On October 20, 1963 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 20, 1963?

On October 20, 1963 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 20, 1963?

On October 20, 1963 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 20, 1963?

On October 20, 1963 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 20, 1963?

On October 20, 1963 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 20, 1963?

On October 20, 1963 several famous people were born including, Sonia Dubois, Marc Newson, Julie Payette.

What was the number one song in October 20, 1963?

The number one song in the week of October 20, 1963 was Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer in US and Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes in UK.

What were the top hits on October 20, 1963?

The top hits on October 20, 1963 were Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer, Be My Baby by The Ronettes, Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton in US and Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, She Loves You by The Beatles, Then He Kissed Me by The Crystals in UK.