On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "King Leonardo" cartoon last airs on NBC-TV
  • "Little Deuce Coupe" single by The Beach Boys peaks at #15
  • "Martian Hop" by The Ran-Dells peaks at #1
  • "New Phil Silvers Show" debuts on CBS-TV
  • "Nick Teen & Al K Hall" by Rolf Harris peaks at #95
  • "Sally, Go 'Round The Roses" by Jaynetts peaks at #2
  • "Shari Lewis Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • "Surfer Joe" by Surfaris peaks at #62
  • "Tennessee Tuxedo" cartoon debuts on CBS-TV
  • Giuseppe Cantarella roller-skates record 25.78 mph (415 k) for 440 yds
  • NYC DJ "Murray The K" plays "She Loves You" on the radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Earl Dawkins Jr, NBA guard (Spurs, Charlotte Hornets)
  • Steve Blackman, American professional wrestler