On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1963

Historical Events

  • Crusher beats Verne Gagne in St Paul, to become NWA champ
  • The Beatles "She Loves You" unusually, returns to #1 in UK record chart and reaches 1 million copies sold
  • WHNT TV channel 19 in Huntsville, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Armando Iannucci, comedian and radio producer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Johnny Newman, NBA guard/forward (Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Walt Weiss, American baseball shortstop (AL Rookie of the Year 1988; World Series 1989; MLB All Star 1998; Oakland A's, Colorado Rockies) and manager (Colorado Rockies 2013-16), born in Tuxedo, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Uttal, TV host (QED), dies at 55
  • Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), murdered at 23
1963 Highlights

About November 28, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm Leaving It Up To You - Dale & Grace
  • UK #1 Song: She Loves You - The Beatles