What Happened on January 11, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st discotheque opens, Whiskey-a-go-go in LA
  • Beatles release "Please Please Me" & "Ask Me Why"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Connery, actor (Robin Hood), born in London, England
  • Kate Gompert, Ames lA, tennis star
  • Petra Schneider, E German swimming star (world record 400m)
  • Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur D Nock, English/Americans historian (St Paul), dies at 60