What Happened on August 27, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Downtown Julie Brown, Welsh TV personality and actress (Club MTV, The Earth Day Special, Junket Whore), born in Cardiff, Wales
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Allama Mashriqi, Pakistani scholar and politician (b. 1888)

W.E.B. Du BoisW.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963)

American civil rights activist, writer (Souls of Black Folk) and co-founder of the NAACP, dies in Accra, Ghana, at 95

1963 Highlights

About August 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels
  • UK #1 Song: Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas