August 1st, 1963, fell on a Thursday. It was day 213 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.
57 years, 1 months and 20 days have passed since August 1st, 1963.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 1st, 1963:
The date is August 1st, 1963 and it's a Thursday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song So Much In Love by Tymes is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, The Devil In Disguise by Elvis Presley is the number one hit song. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is currently the President of the United States. Because it's 1963, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as The Chiffons, Paul & Paula, The Four Seasons, Little Stevie Wonder, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs and The Singing Nun.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Perry Mason", "77 Sunset Strip" and "The Twilight Zone". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Lassie", "Captain Kangaroo", "The Bugs Bunny Show" and "King Leonardo and His Short Subjects". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Troll doll", "Etch A Sketch", "Rock-a-Stack" and "Tammy (doll)".
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Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1963. It was during August of 1963 that King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Movies released in 1963 included Cleopatra, How the West Was Won, "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", Tom Jones, The Sword in the Stone, Irma la Douce, The Great Escape, Son of Flubber, The Birds, Dr. No and The V.I.P.s.
The Billboard Charts in 1963 were dominated by the likes of The Chiffons, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, Paul & Paula, Little Peggy March, Kyu Sakamoto, Little Stevie Wonder and The Singing Nun.
"Days of Wine and Roses" by Henry Mancini would go on to win a Grammy for 1963's Song of the Year.
The movie "Tom Jones" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1963.
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Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1963.
"Davey and Goliath" - "Mister Ed" - "King Leonardo and His Short Subjects" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "The Flintstones" - "My Three Sons" - "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" - "Dennis the Menace" - "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" - "The Rifleman" - "Leave It to Beaver" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"
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