What Happened on May 31, 1963

Famous Birthdays

Viktor Orbán (60 years old)

Hungarian politician and 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)
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Carel C. van Essen, Dutch archaeologist (Art of Ancient Rome), dies at 63
  • Edith Hamilton, American classicist (Mythology), dies at 95
1963 Highlights

About May 31, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's My Party - Lesley Gore
  • UK #1 Song: From Me To You - The Beatles