What Happened on April 5, 1963

Historical Events

  • Beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me)
  • Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobus Old, Dutch architect (De Stijl movement), dies at 73
  • Julius Harrison, English composer, dies at 78

About April 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: He's So Fine - The Chiffons
  • UK #1 Song: How Do You Do It? - Gerry & The Pacemakers