On This Day

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.

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

Person of interestQuentin Tarantino

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

Film Director & Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino
Film Director & Screenwriter
Quentin Tarantino
  • Randall Cunningham, American NFL quarterback (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
1963 Highlights

About March 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries