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September 28th, 1963...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Blue Velvet"
by Bobby Vinton

In the UK:
"She Loves You"
by The Beatles
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Governor George Wallace

(TIME Cover: September the 27th, 1963)

 Famous people born on the 28th of September:

1601 - King Louis XIII of France (d. 1643)
1907 - Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1931)
1920 - William Conrad, American actor (d. 1994)
1922 - Arthur Penn, American director
1947 - Liz Torres, American actress and singer
1952 - Dumitru Prunariu, Romanian cosmonaut
1976 - Francesco Totti, Italian footballer

 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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