What Happened on July 3, 1963

Historical Events

  • In New Zealand, a National Airways Corporation Dakota DC-3 crashes in the Kaimai Ranges; all 23 passengers and crew are killed in New Zealand’s worst internal civil aviation accident

Famous Birthdays

  • Tracey Emin, English artist (Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995), born in Croydon, England
1963 Highlights

About July 3, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Easier Said Than Done - The Essex
  • UK #1 Song: I Like It - Gerry & The Pacemakers