|Martin Luther King|
August 28, 1963
Today we celebrate the life and work of the inspiring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reflecting on his famous speech evoked a desire to look at America in 1963.
Here's a brief snapshot of what was happening in pop culture that year...
|Billboard Charts Top 40 Hit|
Louie, Louie by the Kingsmen
(hailing from Portland, OR)
|Television's Best Comedy of the Year|
|Sidney Poitier won the Academy Award for Best Actor|
in Lillies of the Field
|Elizabeth Taylor was Cleopatra|
|Chevrolet debuted the Corvette Stingray Sport Coupe|
|Joan Baez and Bob Dylan were making change through poetic songwriting|