What Happened on May 5, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Heidi Kozak, Danish-American actress (Slumber Party Massacre 2), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • James LaBrie, Canadian progressive rock singer (Dream Theater, 1991-present), born in Penetanguishene, Ontario
  • Simon Rimmer, English chef and TV host (Something for the Weekend), born in Wallasey, Merseyside, England
Born in 1963

Famous Weddings

Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein (26) weds teacher Sajida Talfah (26)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Gebhard, German-born American composer, dies at 84
  • Jacobus JP Old, architect/co-founder (Stijl), dies at 73
1963 Highlights

About May 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Will Follow Him - Little Peggy March
  • UK #1 Song: From Me To You - The Beatles