What Happened on August 31, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard "Reb" Beach, American heavy metal guitarist (Winger; Whitesnake), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sonny Silooy, Dutch soccer player (Ajax) and manager, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Todd Carty, English actor (Grange Hill, The Bill), born in London, England
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Braque, French cubist painter and sculptor (My bicycle) who helped develop Cubism with Pablo Picasso, dies at 81
1963 Highlights

About August 31, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 28 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