What Happened on September 27, 1963

Historical Events

  • At 10:59 AM census clock, records US population at 190,000,000

Event of Interest

Lee Harvey Oswald visits Cuban consulate in Mexico City, seeking a visa

Famous Birthdays

  • Caren Metschuck, German DR, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1980)
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Coakley, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia A's, Cincinnati Reds) and coach (Williams College 1911–13, Columbia University 1915–18), dies at 80

About September 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 5 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