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September 3rd, 1963...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"My Boyfriend's Back"
by The Angels

In the UK:
"Bad To Me"
by Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Roy Wilkins

(TIME Cover: August the 30th, 1963)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of September:

1034 - Emperor Go-Sanjo of Japan (d. 1073)
1875 - Ferdinand Porsche, Austrian automotive engineer (d. 1951)
1928 - Gaston Thorn, President of the European Commission
1942 - Al Jardine, American musician (the Beach Boys)
1953 - Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director
1955 - Steve Jones, English musician (Sex Pistols)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963

Maria Goeppert-Mayer

with J. Hans D. Jensen, for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure

University of California - La Jolla, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1963 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1963

Tom Jones
directed by Tony Richardson
with Albert Finney (Tom Jones) and Diane Cilento (Molly)

Designed in 1963

The Djinn chaise lounge
by Olivier Mourgue


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