What Happened on December 17, 1963

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Dynamo Moscow goalkeeper Lev Yashin wins award for best European football player; beats Milan midfielder Gianni Rivera and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves; first Russian national to win trophy
  • Tsjoi Doo Sun forms government in South Korea
  • West & East Berlin sign accord about travel rules
1963 History

About December 17, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 3 months and 15 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