What Happened on December 5, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Carrie Hamilton, American actress (Fame), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards, English ski jumper (subject of 2015 movie "Eddie the Eagle"), born in Cheltenham, England
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert H Lehman, (Gov-D-NY), dies
  • Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1892)
  • Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer, dies at 58
1963 Highlights

About December 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 3 months and 21 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: She Loves You - The Beatles