Friday 22 March 1963
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hannu Virta in Turku and Suzanne Sulley in Sheffield.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Our Day Will Come by Ruby and the Romantics.
In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Birds, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 Musik für Sie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 March 1963 ?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Hannu Virta in Turku: Finland; hockey defenseman (Team Finland).
- Suzanne Sulley in Sheffield: South Yorkshire, England; rocker (Human Leauge - "Human").
- Rich Monteleone in Tampa: Florida, USA; pitcher (California Angels).
- Giuseppe Galderisi: Italian soccer player with Italy's international team; he participated in world soccer in Mexico, 1986.
- Francesco Quinn: Italian noted family, the son of actor Anthony Quinn with his second wife.
- Britta Von Lojewski: German journalist, radio and television presenter.
- Deborah Bull: English ballerina
- Beatles release 1st album, Please Please Me
- British Minister of War John Profumo denies having sex with Christine Keeler
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ruby and the Romantics - Our Day Will Come
- Skeeter Davis - The End Of The World
- Bobby Darin - You're The Reason I'm Living
- The Chiffons - He's So Fine
- The 4 Seasons - Walk Like A Man
- The Cascades - Rhythm Of The Rain
- The Orlons - South Street
- Eydie Gorme - Blame It On The Bossa Nova
- Johnny Mathis - What Will Mary Say
- Roy Orbison - In Dreams
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