What Happened on June 22, 1963

Historical Events

Music Single

"Little" Stevie Wonder aged 13 releases his first single "Fingertips" (first live non-studio recording to go to No. 1 on Billboard)

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne-Marie Ruddock, rocker (Amazulu-Excitable)
  • John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Randy Couture, American mixed martial artist (3-time UFC Heavyweight Champion, 2-time UFC Light heavyweight Champion), born in Everett, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Maria T─ânase, Romanian singer of traditional and popular music (b. 1913)
1963 Highlights

About June 22, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sukiyaki - Kyu Sakamoto
  • UK #1 Song: I Like It - Gerry & The Pacemakers