What Happened on April 8, 1963

Historical Events

Sports History

Detroit Tigers claim young pitcher Denny McLain on waivers from the Chicago White Sox; McLain goes on the win Cy Young Award 1968, 69 and AL MVP 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec Stewart, English cricketer (son of Micky, opening batter, occasional wicket keeper), born in Merton Park, England
  • Donita Sparks, American singer, guitarist, and songwriter (L7), and podcaster (The Hi-Low Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Erica Terwillegar, American lugist, born in Nelsonville, New Jersey
  • Julian Lennon, English singer-songwriter ("Too Late for Goodbyes"), philanthropist (The White Feather Foundation), photographer, and son of Beatle John Lennon and his 1st wife, Cynthia, born in Liverpool, England
  • Seth Tobias, American financial commentator (d. 2007)
  • Terry Porter, American basketball point guard and coach (Portland Trail Blazers; Minnesota Timberwolves; NBA All Star 1991, 93), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Born in 1963

About April 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 28 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