What Happened on December 24, 1963

Historical Events

  • Greek & Turks riot in Cyprus

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline Aherne, British comedienne, writer and actress (The Royale Family), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Jay Bilas, American basketball analyst, born in San Pedro, California
  • Mary Ramsey, American singer and violinist (10,000 Maniacs), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Timo Jutila, Finnish hockey defenseman (Team Finland), born in Tampere, Finland
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • RaphaĆ«l Verwilghen, Belgian architect, and urban planner, dies at 78
1963 Highlights

About December 24, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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