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

  • Danny Spitz, heavy metal guitarist (Anthrax, 1983-95, 2005-08 - State of Euphoria), born in Rockland County, New York
  • 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? 58 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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