What Happened on March 10, 1963

Historical Events

Sports History

MLB infielder Pete Rose debuts with Cincinnati at spring training in Tampa, Florida; hits in his first 2 at bats

Sports History

SF Warriors center Wilt Chamberlain scores 70 points in 163-148 defeat to Syracuse Nationals at Onondaga War Memorial

Famous Birthdays

  • (Frederick) Rick Rubin, American record producer (Run-DMC; Public Enemy; Red Hot Chilil Peppers; Johnny Cash), co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, born in Long Beach, New York
  • Jasmine Guy, American actress (A Different World - "Whitley"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jeff Ament, American rock bassist, and songwriter (Pearl Jam - "Jeremy"), born in Havre, Montana
  • John Cangelosi, American MLB outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Irving Aaronson, American jazz pianist and big band leader, dies of a heart attack at 68

About March 10, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Walk Like A Man - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: Summer Holiday - Cliff Richard & The Shadows