What Happened on August 3, 1963

Historical Events

  • Beatles final performance at Cavern Club in Liverpool, England

Musical Finale

Richard Rodgers' musical drama "No Strings", starring Diahann Carroll and Richard Kiley, closes at Broadhurst Theater, NYC, after 580 performances and 3 Tony Award wins

  • Warner Bros. Records releases single of Allan Sherman's novelty song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp)", set to music of Amilcare Ponchielli's, "Dance of the Hours" from his 1876 opera "La Gioconda"
1963 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Imperato, American actor (Fame), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Ed Roland, American singer-songwriter (Collective Soul), born in Stockbridge, Georgia
  • Isaiah Washington, American actor (The 100), born in Houston, Texas

James HetfieldJames Hetfield (59 years old)

American heavy metal rocker (Metallica), born in Downey, California

  • Libor Pimek, tennis star, born in Most, Czechoslovakia
Born in 1963

About August 3, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: So Much In Love - The Tymes
  • UK #1 Song: Sweets For My Sweet - Searchers