What Happened on May 8, 1963

Historical Events

Dr. No Premieres

1st James Bond film, "Dr. No", starring Sean Connery, premieres in US

JFK Assists Israel

U.S. President John F. Kennedy offers Israel assistance against aggression from its neighbors

Famous Birthdays

  • Clemens Lothaller, Austrian physician cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13 backup), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Izabela Kloc, Polish politician, born in Mikołów, Poland
  • Robin Jarvis, British young adult fiction, and fantasy writer (The Witching Legacy), born in Liverpool, England
  • Terry Christian, British writer, radio and television presenter, born in Old Trafford, Lancashire, England
Born in 1963

About May 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 20 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