What Happened on October 1, 1963

Historical Events

  • Nigeria enacts a new constitution and becomes a republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Chamberlin, Danville Vt, actress (Beth Spaulding-Guiding Light)

Mark McGwireMark McGwire (59 years old)

American MLB 1st baseman, coach (12-time All Star, Oakland A's, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pomona, California

Born in 1963
1963 Highlights

About October 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blue Velvet - Bobby Vinton
  • UK #1 Song: She Loves You - The Beatles