On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Still" single released by Bill Anderson (Billboard no. 1 U.S. Hot Country Singles 1963)
  • -34°F (-37°C), Cynthiana, Kentucky (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Colleen Harp, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1994), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Danny Spitz, heavy metal guitarist (Anthrax-Protest & Survive)
  • Denise Biellmann, Swiss figure skater (Olympic 4th 1980), born in Zurich, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Garrigou, French cyclist (Tour de France 1911), dies at 78
  • Jean Felix Piccard, swiss explorer, dies on his 79th birthday
1963 Highlights

About January 28, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius