On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1963

Historical Events

  • Amazon river carries 190,000 m3/sec of water (record)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMikael Pernfors

Mikael Pernfors, Swedish Tennis Star (1986 French Open finalist), born in Malmö, Sweden

Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors
Tennis Player
Mikael Pernfors
  • Phoebe Cates, American actress (Fast Times at Ridgemount High), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • Srečko Katanec, Slovenian footballer and coach, born in Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia
1963 Highlights

About July 16, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer