What Happened on April 23, 1963

Historical Events

  • Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's musical "She Loves Me" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 302 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Magnús Ver Magnússon, Icelandic powerlifter (World's Strongest Man 1991, 94, 95, 96), born in Egilsstaðir, Iceland
Born in 1963

Famous Weddings

Jerry Garcia

American guitarist Jerry Garcia (20) weds Sara Ruppenthal in California; divorce in 1967

1963 Highlights

About April 23, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Will Follow Him - Little Peggy March
  • UK #1 Song: How Do You Do It? - Gerry & The Pacemakers