On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, premieres
  • NY Met Roger Craig's NL record-tying 18-game losing streak ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Lonnie Quinn, actor (Will Cooley in All My Children), born in Cheshire, Connecticut

Person of interestWhitney Houston

Whitney Houston, American singer (One Moment in Time, Bodyguard), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)