What Happened on July 4, 1963

Famous Birthdays

Henri LeconteHenri Leconte (59 years old)

French tennis player (French open finalist 1988), born in Lillers, France

  • José Oquendo, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Freyberg, Governor-General of New Zealand (b. 1889)
  • Fritz Reutter, German composer, dies at 66
  • Grant Richards, actor (Doug-Doorway to Danger), dies at 48
1963 Highlights

About July 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 28 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