What Happened on December 13, 1963

Historical Events

  • Capital records signs right of first refusal agreement with The Beatles

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert ME Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45), dies at 79
  • Stan Jones, American singer-songwriter ("Ghost Riders in the Sky"), and actor (Rio Grande; Ten Who Dared), dies of cancer at 49
1963 Highlights

About December 13, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dominique - The Singing Nun (Soeur Sourire)
  • UK #1 Song: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles