On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Go Away Little Girl" by Steve Lawrence peaks at #1
  • Spin bowler Bobby Simpson takes 5-57 for Australia v England

Famous Birthdays

  • François Girard, French-Canadian film director and screenwriter, born in Saint-Félicien, Quebec

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor and comedian Bob Newhart (33) weds Virginia "Ginnie" Quinn

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart

LoveWedding of Interest

Country singer Willie Nelson (29) weds singer Shirley Collie (31) in Las Vegas

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson

1963 Highlights

About January 12, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn