What Happened on May 23, 1963

Historical Events

Cannes Film Festival

16th Cannes Film Festival: "The Leopard" directed by Luchino Visconti wins the Palme d'Or

  • NBC purchases 1963 AFL championship game TV rights for $926,000

About May 23, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If You Wanna Be Happy - Jimmy Soul
  • UK #1 Song: From Me To You - The Beatles