What Happened on February 27, 1963

Historical Events

Contract of Interest

Mickey Mantle of NY Yankees sign a baseball contract worth $100,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Francesco Cancellotti, Italian tennis star, born in Perugia, Italy
  • Pär Nuder, Swedish politician, born in Täby, Sweden
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • William Auchterlonie, Scottish golfer (British Open 1893), dies at 90
1963 Highlights

About February 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Walk Like A Man - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: The Wayward Wind - Frank Ifield