Saturday 22 June 1963
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anne-Marie Ruddock and Ludo Philippaerts.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Sukiyaki by Kyu Sakamoto.
In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Ivan's Childhood, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die fünfte Kolonne.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 June 1963 ?
- Anne-Marie Ruddock: rocker (Amazulu - "Excitable").
- Ludo Philippaerts: Belgian equestrian, three-time Belgian Champion, 1989, 1991 and 1995.
- Randy Couture: Everett, Washington -- 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (1996 Olympics).
- Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 61st Yokozuna.
- John Tenta: Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006).
- Maria Tanase: Romanian singer of traditional and popular music (Born 1913).
- Little Stevie Wonder (13) releases Fingertips
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki
- Lesley Gore - It's My Party
- Barbara Lewis - Hello Stranger
- The Dovells - You Can't Sit Down
- Bobby Vinton - Blue On Blue
- The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
- Nat King Cole - Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer
- Bill Anderson - Still
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
- The Chiffons - One Fine Day
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