Wednesday 22 May 1963
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Coppey and Andrej Blatnik.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to If You Wanna Be Happy by Jimmy Soul.
In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
55 Days at Peking, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Curd Jürgens erzählt....
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1963 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Pierre Coppey: French company executive, the CEO of VINCI in charge of concessions since 15 April 2014.
- Andrej Blatnik: Slovene author and academic.
- Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured
- A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London, England.
- Assassination attempt of Greek left-wing politician Gregoris Lambrakis, who will die five days afterwards.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
- The Shirelles - Foolish Little Girl
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
- Brenda Lee - Losing You
- Lou Christie - Two Faces Have I
- Ray Charles - Take These Chains From My Heart
- Lesley Gore - It's My Party
- Sam Cooke - Another Saturday Night
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