What Happened on February 21, 1963

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Turner, New Zealand golfer (4 European Tour titles), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Michael Gostigian, American pentathlete (Olympic 16th-88, 92, 96), born in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
  • Ranking Roger [Roger Charlery], British rock vocalist (The Beat; General Public), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2019)
  • William Baldwin, American actor (Backdraft, Sliver, Flatliners), born in Massapequa, New York
1963 Highlights

About February 21, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey Paula - Paul and Paula
  • UK #1 Song: The Wayward Wind - Frank Ifield