What Happened on April 24, 1963

Historical Events

  • 17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2

Hall of Fame

Future Basketball Hall of Fame point guard Bob Cousy plays his last NBA game for Boston as Celtics beat LA Lakers, 112-109 in Game 6 for their 5th straight NBA C'ship

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Gould, American rock bassist (Faith No More - "Epic"; "Easy"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Joey Vera, American heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint - "Aftermath"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mano Solo [Emmanuel Cabut], French singer, born in Châlons-sur-Marne (d. 2010)
  • Tõnu Trubetsky, Estonian punk rock musician, born in Tallinn, Estonia
Born in 1963

Famous Weddings

  • English princess Alexandra marries Sir Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey

About April 24, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 26 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