What Happened on January 4, 1963

Historical Events

  • Soviet Luna (4) reaches Earth orbit but fails to reach Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Foley, actor and comedian (Kids In The Hall, Dave Nelson on NewsRadio)
  • Linda Muri, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Killingly, Connecticut
  • May-Britt Moser, Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist (2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology for discovery of place cells), born in Fosnav├ąg, Norway
  • Till Lindemann, German heavy metal singer (Rammstein), born in Leipzig, East Germany
Born in 1963
1963 Highlights

About January 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Telstar - The Tornadoes
  • UK #1 Song: The Next Time/Bachelor Boy - Cliff Richard & The Shadows