On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1963

Historical Events

  • 1st "Pop Art" exhibition (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDavid Thewlis

David Thewlis, English actor (Remus Lupin-Harry Potter series), born in Blackpool, Lancashire

  • Kathleen "Kathy" Ireland, American model and actress (Alien From LA, Side Out), born in Glendale, California
  • Manabu Suzuki, Japanese racing driver and broadcaster
  • Paul Annacone, tennis star, born in Southampton, New York
  • Paul Mirkovich, rock keyboardist (Nelson-Love & Affection)
  • Ramon Andersson, Middle Swan Australia, canoeist (Olympics-br-92, 96)
  • Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (d. 2007)

Famous Weddings

  • Sikkim crown prince Paldan Thondup Namgyal marries Hope Cooke

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Otten, German Expressionist writer, dies at 73
1963 Highlights

About March 20, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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