December 26th, 1963, fell on a Thursday. It was day 360 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.
56 years, 8 months and 26 days have passed since December 26th, 1963.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 26th, 1963:
The date is December 26th, 1963 and it's a Thursday. Christmas Day of 1963 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season. In America, the song Dominique by Singing Nun is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson 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", "Wagon Train", "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Route 66". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Captain Kangaroo", "Leave It to Beaver" and "Mister Ed". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Troll doll", "Rock-a-Stack", "Tammy (doll)" and "Big Loo".
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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.
On Friday, the 22nd of November, 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by a lone gunman called Lee Harvey Oswald as he was travelling by motorcade through Dallas, Texas. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as president later that day. Kennedy's funeral took place three days later, on the 25th of November, 1963.
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Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1963.
"The Patty Duke Show" - "The Mighty Hercules" - "Davey and Goliath" - "Mister Ed" - "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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