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1963 the best year yet!1963 the best year yet!Top 10 songs of 1963!1. Louie Louie - Kingsmen2. She Loves You - Beatles3. I Want To Hold Your Hand - Beatles4. Be My Baby - Ronettes5. I Saw Her Standing There - Beatles6. Surfin' USA - Beach Boys7. Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five8. It's All Right - Impressions9. Blowin' In The Wind - Bob Dylan / Peter Paul & Mary10. Please Please Me BeatlesA Hit song!Lyrics to surfin u.s.a.If everybody had an ocean Across the U. S. A.Then everybody'd be surfin Like Californi-aYou'd seem 'em wearing their baggiesHuarache sandals tooA bushy bushy blonde hairdoSurfin' U. S. A.You'd catch 'em surfin' at Del MarVentura County lineSanta Cruz and TrestleAustralia's NarrabeenAll over ManhattanAnd down Doheny WayEverybody's gone surfin'Surfin' U.S.A.We'll all be planning that routeWe're gonna take real soonWe're waxing down our surfboardsWe can't wait for JuneWe'll all be gone for the summerWe're on surfari to stayTell the teacher we're surfin'Surfin' U. S. A.Haggerties and SwamiesPacific PalisadesSan Onofre and SunsetRedondo Beach L. A. All over La JollaAt Wa'imea Bay.Everybody's gone surfin'Surfin' U.S. A.Everybody's gone surfin'Surfin' U.S. A.Everybody's gone surfin'Surfin' U.S. AMeaning behind song:This song represents the feel good vibe of America.It represented that even though there were rough times here and there but in the end life was always still enjoyable.It also represented the youth of that time in the aspect that all they wanted to do was have fun.This song was a feel good song that reflected the optimistic and always changing culture of America.This song also described some of the trends at the time.Best selling bookBook of 1963The Group by Mary McCarthy (Harcourt) - October 6, 1963The Glass-Blowers is the story of the Bussons, a family of glassblowers in the late 18th century (and ancestors to Daphne Du Murier). The story is told through the eyes of their sister, Sophie Duval, married to a master glassblower. Its all about a fictional account of the French Revolution and the effects it had on one family. This book shows off the brutality of the French revolution and the everyday life of the Busson family.Bio of the author Mary McCarthy:She was born in Seatle,Washington .She was raised by her grandparents. Started writing in the early 1930s. Her work is noted for its precise prose and its mixture of autobiography and fiction. McCarthy was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. She won the National Medal for Literature and the Edward MacDowell Medal in 1984. McCarthy died of lung cancer on October 25, 1989 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.Famous Sports playerFamous player Frank RobinsonFrank Robinson was a famous Baltimore Oriole who won Most Valuable Player in 1963. Frank Robinson (born August 31, 1935) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. Frank Robinson was a famous Baltimore Oriole who won Most Valuable Player in 1963 He played from 1956 to 1976, most notably for the Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles. He is the only player to win league MVP honors in both the National and American Leagues. He won the Triple crown, was a member of two teams that won the World Series (the 1966 and 1970 Baltimore Orioles), and amassed the fourth-most career home runs at the time of his retirement (he is currently ninth).he was later elected into the hall of fame.President during 1963PresidentThe president for the majority of 1963 was John F. Kennedy. He was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1917. Graduating from Harvard in 1940, he entered the Navy In 1943. He married Jacqueline Bouvier on September 12, 1953. In 1956 Kennedy almost gained the Democratic nomination for Vice President, and four years later was a first-ballot nominee for President. His famous quote was ask not what your country can do for you ,but what you can do for your country. President Kennedy fought for equal rights for all Americans. He called for new equal rights legislation. He wished America to resume its old mission as the first nation dedicated to the revolution of human rights. President Kennedy holds one of the highest approval ratings at 85%.The Vietnam war was still going on at the time.1963 was a surprisingly good year when it came to economy even thought it was forecasted to be bad, but it was a year of good, steady growth. Unfortunately on November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullets as his motorcade wound through Dallas, Texas. This was a big blow to the entire nation. After this on November 22, 1963, when Kennedy was assassinated, Johnson was sworn in as President.Popular T.V. show in 1936The Beverly Hillbillies The series is about a poor backwoods family transplanted to Beverly Hills, California, after striking oil on their land. The main characters are Jed, Granny, Elly May, Jethro, Duke, The Drysdales, and Jane.The show was a comedy about how the family refused to conform to the Beverly Hills way.I felt that the show is quite funny and all the actors are very fit for their part.If I was around in that time period I would have found the show very enjoyable.