What Happened on December 28, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Double Dublin" closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • "Jennie" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 82 performances
  • 14th Formula One WDC: Jim Clark wins by 21 points

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Merle Haggard 1st appearance on country chart with "Sing a Sad Song"

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Gets, actor (Richard Karinsky-Caroline In the City)
  • Mel Stottlemyre Jr, pitcher (Toronto Blues Jays)
  • Willow Bay, TV host (Good Morning America)

Famous Deaths

  • Abbott Joseph Liebling, American journalist/writer, dies
  • Paul Hindemith, German composer (Composer's World), dies at 68