On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Viktor Orbán, Hungarian politician, Prime Minister of Hungary (2010-), born in Székesfehérvár, Hungary
  • Wendy Smith, British guitarist, keyboardist, and singer (Prefab Sprout - "The King of Rock 'n' Roll"; "When Love Breaks Down), and educator, born in Middlesborough, England
  • Wesley Willis, American punk rock singer-songwriter, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Carel C. van Essen, Dutch archaeologist (Art of Ancient Rome), dies at 63
1963 Highlights

About May 31, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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