What Happened on August 14, 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Clifford Odets, American playwright (1961 Award of Merit-Golden Boy), dies at 57
  • Clyde Hurley, American session and big band jazz trumpeter (Glenn Miller - "Tuxedo Junction"; "In The Mood"), dies of heart failure at 46
1963 Highlights

About August 14, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fingertips - Pt 2 - Little Stevie Wonder
  • UK #1 Song: Sweets For My Sweet - Searchers