On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Camelot" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 873 performances
  • "Carnival!" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 719 performances
  • San Diego beats Boston 51-10 in AFL championship game

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Fassero, American baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Rick Ambrose, Dutch singer (Jewel)

Famous Deaths

1963 Highlights

About January 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn