On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Double Dublin" closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • "Jennie" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 82 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Merle Haggard 1st appearance on country chart with "Sing a Sad Song"

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • Scottish Lotus driver Jim Clark wins his record 7th Grand Prix of the F1 season, the South African event at Prince George Circuit; first Scotsman to win the World Drivers Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Gets, American actor (Richard Karinsky-Caroline In the City), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Willow Bay, American TV host (Good Morning America), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Abbott Joseph Liebling, American journalist/writer, dies
  • Paul Hindemith, German composer (Composer's World), dies at 68
1963 Highlights

About December 28, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn