What Happened on January 27, 1963

Historical Events

  • Sam Rice, Eppa Rixey, Elmer Flick, & John Clarkson elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Yevgeni Grishin skates world record 500m in 39.6 sec

Famous Deaths

  • John Farrow, Australian director and actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island), dies from a heart attack at 58

About January 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Walk Right In - The Rooftop Singers
  • UK #1 Song: Diamonds - Jet Harris & Tony Meehan