On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1963

Historical Events


Music awardsGrammy Awards

5th Grammy Awards: I Left My Heart In San Francisco, Robert Goulet wins

Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • Last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched
  • Peter, Paul & Mary win their 1st Grammy (If I Had a Hammer)
  • Tottenham Hotspur of England win 3rd European Cup winner's Cup against Atl├ętico Madrid of Spain 5-1 at Rotterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • George Heidweiler, Suriname, Dutch painter
  • Grant Herslov, actor (Wayne-Spencer, Under One Roof), born in Los Angeles, California
1963 Highlights

About May 15, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus