What Happened on December 14, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Verne Gagne beats The Crusher in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Cindy Gibb, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Youngblood), born in Bennington, Vermont

Famous Deaths

  • Dinah Washington, American singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies of sleeping pill overdose at 39
  • Erich Ollenhauer, German politician, leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (1952-63), dies at 62