What Happened on September 9, 1963

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Alabama Governor George Wallace served a federal injunction to stop orders of state police to bar black students from enrolling in white schools

  • NBC expands "The Huntley–Brinkley Report", their evening television news program, from 15 to 30 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Thompson, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Burlington, Vermont
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Kantorowicz, German-American historian (Laudes regiae), dies at 68
  • Jan Schouten, Dutch co-founder of Daily Trouw (illegal resistance newspaper WWII), dies at 80

About September 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 16 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: She Loves You - The Beatles