What Happened on September 1, 1963

Historical Events

Music History

Cliff Richard and the Shadows 1st British rock group to perform in Israel

  • Language laws in Belgium goes into effect causing a riot
  • Walter Kennedy begins his tenure as the commissioner of the NBA, succeeding Maurice Podoloff
1963 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Bryan) "Grant-Lee" Phillips, American singer-songwriter (Grant Lee Buffalo; The Gilmore Girls), born in Stockton, California
  • Carola Smit, Dutch singer (BZN - "Bad Bad Woman")
  • Stephen Kernahan, Australian rules footballer
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor, dies at 73

About September 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels
  • UK #1 Song: Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas