What Happened on July 8, 1963

Historical Events

  • Reports of Charlie Finley's intention to move KC A's to Oakland
  • US bans all monetary transactions with Cuba

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith wins her first of 3 Wimbledon titles beating Billie Jean Moffitt 6-3, 6-4


Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Ctvrtlik, volleyball outsider (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mike Ridley, Canadian NHL center (Vancouver Canucks), born in Winnipeg, Canada
1963 Highlights

About July 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 26 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