What Happened on December 20, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Contempt" film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Brigitte Bardot and Jack Palance, is released
  • Berlin Wall opens for 1st time to West Berliners
  • Massemba-Debate elected President of Congo-Brazzaville
  • Trial against 21 camp guards of Auschwitz begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Infanta Elena of Spain
  • Karen Moncrieff, actress (Xtro 3, Days of Our Lives), born in Sacramento, California
  • Pam Casale, tennis player (Marco Island finals 1985), born in Camden, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Constantinescu, composer, dies at 54