What Happened on August 15, 1963

Historical Events

  • Fulbert Youlou resigns as President of Congo-Brazzaville

Famous Birthdays

  • Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mexican film director (Birdman; Babel; The Revenant), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Greg Adams, Nelson, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
  • Jack Russell, English cricketer and wicket keeper (54 Tests 1988-98), born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
  • Lydia Czuckermann-Hatuel, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996)
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • John Powell, American composer, dies at 80
1963 Highlights

About August 15, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 24 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