On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1963

Historical Events

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Stardust CC: Mickey Wright wins 4th LPGA title by 2 shots from Mary Mills, Louise Suggs & Mary Lena Faulk

  • Ryder Cup Golf, East Lake CC: US beats Great Britain, 23-9; competition format changes with addition of 4-ball (better ball) matches on a 3rd day of play
  • The term "Beatlemania" is coined after Beatles appear at the London Palladium

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Channer, Jamaican writer (often referred as "Bob Marley" with a pen), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Michael Lavine, American portrait photographer and contributor to several grunge rock album art packages (Nirvana; Soundgarden), born in San Francisco, California
1963 Highlights

About October 13, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sugar Shack - Jimmy Gilmer And The Fireballs
  • UK #1 Song: Do You Love Me - Brian Poole & The Tremeloes