Friday 23 August 1963
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chan-wook Park and Kenny Wallace.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder.
In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
The Haunted Palace, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ready, Steady, Go!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 23 August 1963 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Chan-wook Park
- Kenny Wallace: American race car driver.
- Park Chan-wook: South Korean director producer and screenwriter.
- Blaine Schmidt: CFL offensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
- Hans-Henning Fastrich: German field hockey player.
- Richard Illingworth: English cricketer and umpire.
- Glen Gray: American jazz musician and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra (Born 1900).
- Beatles release She Loves You in the UK
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Little Stevie Wonder - Fingertips - Pt 2
- Allan Sherman - Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)
- The Four Seasons - Candy Girl
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
- Lesley Gore - Judy's Turn To Cry
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Blowin' In The Wind
- The Surfaris - Wipe Out
- Kai Winding & Orchestra - More
- Elvis Presley - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
- Randy and the Rainbows - Denise
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?