What Happened on December 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Pink Panther" film premieres directed by Blake Edwards and starring Peter Sellers and David Niven with theme by Henry Mancini

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
Composer and Conductor Henry Mancini
Composer and Conductor
Henry Mancini
Actor David Niven
Actor
David Niven
  • Clarke runs world record 10k (28:15.6)
  • Muskegon, Michigan gets 3' of snow

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Kayser, American actor

Person of interestBrad Pitt

Brad Pitt, American actor (12 Monkeys, Fight Club) and producer (The Departed, 12 Years a Slave), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma

Actor and Producer Brad Pitt
Actor and Producer
Brad Pitt
  • Charles Oakley, NBA forward (NY Knicks)
  • Karl Dorrell, American football coach
  • Lori McNeil, tennis star (1995 Oakland doubles), born in San Diego, California
  • Pauline Ester, French singer

Famous Deaths

  • Winifried P I Zillig, German composer/conductor (Opfer), dies at 58