What Happened on January 11, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Beatles release "Please Please Me" & "Ask Me Why"
  • Los Angeles night club and music venue The Whiskey A-Go-Go opens (inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Connery, actor (Robin Hood), born in London, England
  • Kate Gompert, Ames lA, tennis star
  • Petra Schneider, East German swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 400m medley Moscow), born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur D Nock, English-Americans historian (St Paul), dies at 60