Saturday January 12, 1963: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 1/12/1963, UK date format: 12/1/1963

January 12th, 1963 was the 12th day of the year 1963 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Saturday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Guy Chambers and Juan Carlos Monedero.

The number one song in US was Go Away Little Girl by Steve Lawrence. The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was #1 song in the UK.

The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1963 while Caravans by James A. Michener was one of the best selling book.

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.

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January 12, 1963 Events

What happened on January 12, 1963?

Historical Events

  • Spin bowler Bobby Simpson takes 5-57 for Australia versus England.

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January 12, 1963 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on January 12, 1963?

Other January 12th famous birthdays

  • American entrepreneur.

  • An English singer and songwriter.

  • Howard Stern

    American talk-show host and shock-jock, who has a listener base of around three million.

  • American talk-show host and shock-jock, who has a listener base of around three million.

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How old am I?

If January 12, 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 12.

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January 12, 1963 Famous Deaths

Who died on January 12, 1963?

Other January 12th famous deaths

  • Maurice Gibb

    British-American musician.

  • French writer and talk-show host.

  • French director of film, producer, and founder of the Association of Authors-Directors-Producers, one of the most important men in the...

  • French playwright and screenwriter from the early 1930s.

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January 12, 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

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Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Water

Rabbit personality

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January 12, 1963 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was January 12, 1963?

The day of the week was Saturday.

January 12th marks the 11th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1963.

There are 353 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


January 12, 1963 Holidays and Observances

What is special on January 12, 1963?


  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on January 12, 1963? Which were the top hits on January 12, 1963?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Go Away Little Girl
  2. - Telstar
  3. - Limbo Rock
  4. - Hotel Happiness
  5. - Pepino The Italian Mouse

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Next Time / Bachelor Boy
  2. - Dance On!
  3. - Return To Sender
  4. - Like I Do
  5. - Lovesick Blues

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - You Are My Sunshine
  2. - Two Lovers
  3. - Release Me
  4. - Hotel Happiness
  5. - Tell Him

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Raven

The Raven

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court

Country: United States of America

Le Petit Soldat

Le Petit Soldat

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Michel Subor, Henri-Jacques Huet, Paul Beauvais



Release year: 1963

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Michèle Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Hildegard Knef, Juliette Mayniel



Release year: 1963

Directed by: Ugo Gregoretti

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

Country: Italy

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

TV Series

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Release year: 1963

Directed by: Rupert Julian

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

Make a Wish

Make a Wish

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

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Caravans by James A. Michener



James A. Michener's riveting account of Afghanistan's political and social landscape was first published in 1963. Michener combines fact and riveting adventure with intrigue. He follows a soldier who is given a difficult task: to find and return to her …

Elizabeth Appleton by John O'Hara

Elizabeth Appleton


This novel is an extraordinary literary achievement by the author. It tells the story of Elizabeth, the wife of a college professor who was also a mother to two children in the 1930s.

The Shoes of the Fisherman by Morris L. West

The Shoes of the Fisherman


The pope is dead. The Vatican's corridors hum with intrigue as cardinals form all corners of the globe gather to elect his successor. The election ends abruptly, with a surprising result.

Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell

Grandmother and the Priests


Dust jacket notes: Rose McConnell was just four years old when her Grandmother visited her in Leeds, England. It was in 1904. This Grandmother was an Irish widow from the rich and famous who enjoyed good company.

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction by J.D. Salinger

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction


The author wrote: The two long pieces of this book were originally published in The New Yorker. RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS, 1955, SEYMOUR 1959 Introduction.

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January 12, 1963 Lunar and Planetary phase

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