What Happened on January 7, 1963

Historical Events

  • 1st class postage raised from 4 cents to 5 cents

Sports History

The rift between Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell and head coach Paul Brown reaches a boiling point, and Brown is fired

Famous Birthdays

  • Clint Mansell, English musician and composer, born in Coventry, United Kingdom
  • Craig Shipley, Australian-American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Parramatta, Australia

Rand Paul (60 years old)

American politician (Senate-R-Kentucky 2011-), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Edward Moore, Australian politician (Premier of Queensland 1929-32), dies at 86

About January 7, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Go Away Little Girl - Steve Lawrence
  • UK #1 Song: The Next Time/Bachelor Boy - Cliff Richard & The Shadows