What Happened on December 8, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Girl Who Came to Supper" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 112 performances
  • Frank Sinatra, Jr is kidnapped at Harrah's Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
  • Pan Am Flight 214 crashes outside Elkton, Maryland with 81 killed
1963 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Toshiaki Kawada, Japanese professional wrestler
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Field Marshal Sarit Dhanarajata, Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1908)

About December 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 25 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: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles