What Happened on March 27, 1963

Historical Events

  • Beeching axe: Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom's rail network.

Film Premiere

Historical film "The Leopard" directed by Luchino Visconti, starring Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon and Claudia Cardinale premieres in Rome, based on the novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Famous Birthdays

  • Charly Alberti, Argentinian rock musician (Soda Stereo), born in Buenos Aires
  • Dave Koz, American jazz saxophonist, born in Encino, California
  • Ed Pinckney, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in The Bronx, New York
  • James Todd Graves, American sport shooter (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Rouston, Louisiana

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino (60 years old)

American director and screenwriter (Pulp Fiction), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

  • Randall Cunningham, American College Football HOF quarterback (UNLV; 4 × Pro Bowl; First-Team All-Pro 1998; Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Xuxa [Maria da Graca Meneghel], Brazilian actress (Xuxa Park), born in Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Born in 1963

About March 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: He's So Fine - The Chiffons
  • UK #1 Song: Foot Tapper - The Shadows