On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1963

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"8½" film directed by Federico Fellini, starring Marcello Mastroianni and Claudia Cardinale, is released (Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film 1964)

Film Director and Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini
  • US launches communications satellite Syncom 1

Famous Birthdays

  • D'Wayne Wiggins, American musician (Tony! Toni! Tone!), born in Oakland, California
  • Enrico Colantoni, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jeff Dellenbach, American NFL center (NE Patriots, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • John Marzano, American baseball catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Zach Galligan, American actor (Gremlins), born in NYC, New York
1963 Highlights

About February 14, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius