Sunday 30 June 1963
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yngwie Malmsteen and Rupert Graves.
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.
Summer Magic, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while The Ordeal Of Power by Emmet John Hughes 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 30 June 1963 ?
- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- Yngwie Malmsteen: Swedish guitarist.
- Rupert Graves: Actor (Damage, Handful of Dust, Maurice).
- Olha Bryzhina: Ukrainian sprinter.
- Pascale Clark
- Paul Dujardin: Belgian art historian and Director-general of the Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR) in Brussels.
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Carvel Ladies Golf Open
- Cardinal Montini elected Pope Paul VI, 262nd head of Roman Catholic Church.
- Ciaculli massacre: a car bomb, intended for Mafia boss Salvatore Greco, kills seven between police officers and military personnel near Palermo.
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
- Bobby Vinton - Blue On Blue
- The Essex - Easier Said Than Done
- Nat King Cole - Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer
- The Chiffons - One Fine Day
- The Dovells - You Can't Sit Down
- Lonnie Mack - Memphis
- Jan & Dean - Surf City
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