Tuesday January 01, 1963, NewYear’s Day: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 1/1/1963, UK date format: 1/1/1963

January 1st, 1963 was the 1st day of the year 1963 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Tuesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Alberigo Evani and Lina Kaciusyte.

The number one song in US was Telstar by The Tornadoes. I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was #1 song in the UK.

Le Doulos, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1963

On TV people were watching Merry-Go-Round.

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers

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January 01, 1963 Events

What happened on January 01, 1963?

Historical Events

  • WTEV (now WLNE) TV channel 6 in Providence RI begins broadcasting
  • G Woods succeeds Eugene Black as president of the World Bank.

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What happened on January 01 in history? Find out the list of January 1st major events

What was 1963 famous for? Discover everything about 1963


January 01, 1963 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on January 01, 1963?

Other January 1st famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If January 01, 1963 is your birthday you are 60 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on January 01.

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January 01, 1963 Famous Deaths

Other January 1st famous deaths

  • British homicide: Rosemary was charged with nine murders and 11 with her husband, Rosemary.

  • Cesar Romero

    Cuban-American actor (Joker, Batman, Falcon Crest) dies from complications of bronchitis (born 1907).

  • Margaret Sullavan

    American actress who achieved her greatest fame in the 1943 stage production "Voice of the Turtle.

  • German actor who made his acting debut in 1935's "Der Ammenkonig".

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January 01, 1963 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius

Personality of January born

Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Water

Rabbit personality

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January 01, 1963 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was January 01, 1963?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

January 1st marks the day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1963.

There are 364 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


January 01, 1963 Holidays and Observances

What is special on January 01, 1963?

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Music charts

What was the number one song on January 01, 1963? Which were the top hits on January 01, 1963?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Telstar
  2. - Go Away Little Girl
  3. - Limbo Rock
  4. - Bobby's Girl
  5. - Big Girls Don't Cry

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Want To Hold Your Hand
  2. - The Next Time / Bachelor Boy
  3. - Return To Sender
  4. - She Loves You
  5. - You Were Made For Me

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Release Me
  2. - Hotel Happiness
  3. - You Are My Sunshine
  4. - Two Lovers
  5. - Return To Sender

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Le Doulos

Le Doulos

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly, René Lefèvre

Country: United States of America

A Child Is Waiting

A Child Is Waiting

Release year: 1963

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Judy Garland, Gena Rowlands, Steven Hill

Son of Flubber

Son of Flubber

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk



Release year: 1963

Directed by: Ugo Gregoretti

Starring: Renato Salvatori, Ugo Gregoretti, Rosemary Dexter, Calisto Calisti

Country: Italy

A Prize of Arms

A Prize of Arms

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Cliff Owen

Starring: Stanley Baker, Helmut Schmid, Tom Bell, John Phillips

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Release year: 1963

Directed by: Rupert Julian

McHale's Navy

McHale's Navy

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Bryan Spicer

Country: United States of America

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Carlo Carlei

Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

Release year: 1962

City Beneath the Sea

City Beneath the Sea

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Bud Boetticher

Magazine Covers

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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on January 1st, 1963 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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January 01, 1963 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

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Sport Games on January 01, 1963

Sport Games on January 01, 1963

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