What Happened on August 19, 1963

Historical Events

  • NAACP Youth Council begins sit-ins at lunch counters, Oklahoma City, OKlahoma

Famous Birthdays

  • Joey Tempest [Rolf Larsson], Swedish rocker (Europe - "The Final Countdown"), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • John Stamos, American actor (General Hospital, Full House), born in Cypress, California
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist, and educator, dies at 72
1963 Highlights

About August 19, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 11 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: Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas