What Happened on July 17, 1963

Historical Events

Sports History

Dave DeBusschere hits a single off Bennie Daniels, his 1st and only MLB hit

  • Telstar soccer team forms in Ijmuiden

Famous Birthdays

  • Denise Miller, American actress (Billie-Archie Bunker's Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • John Ventimiglia, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • Letsie III, King of Lesotho, born in Morija, Basutoland

Matti NykänenMatti Nykänen (1963-2019)

Finnish ski jumper (4 Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Jyväskylä, Finland

  • Regina Belle, American pop, and R&B singer-songwriter, and Grammy Award winner (with Peabo Bryson - "A Whole New World"), born in Engelwood, New Jersey
  • Susan Lindauer, American peace activist, accused spy, and author (Extreme Prejudice), born in Alaska
Born in 1963

About July 17, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Surf City - Jan & Dean
  • UK #1 Song: Confessin' (That I Love You) - Frank Ifield