Wednesday January 23, 1963: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 1/23/1963, UK date format: 23/1/1963

January 23rd, 1963 was the 23rd day of the year 1963 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Gail O'Grady and Fodé Sylla.

The number one song in US was Walk Right In by The Rooftop Singers. The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was #1 song in the UK.

Winter Light, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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.

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January 23, 1963 Events

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Historical Events

  • Guinea-Bissau War of Independence offially begins when PAIGC guerrilla fighters attacked the Portuguese army stationed in Tite.

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What happened on January 23 in history? Find out the list of January 23rd major events

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January 23, 1963 Famous Birthdays

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January 23, 1963 Famous Deaths

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January 23, 1963 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aquarius personality

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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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Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Water

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January 23, 1963 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was January 23, 1963?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

January 23rd marks the 22nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1963.

There are 342 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


January 23, 1963 Holidays and Observances

What is special on January 23, 1963?


  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Music charts

What was the number one song on January 23, 1963? Which were the top hits on January 23, 1963?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Walk Right In
  2. - Hey Paula
  3. - Go Away Little Girl
  4. - Tell Him
  5. - The Night Has A Thousand Eyes

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. - Two Lovers
  2. - You've Really Got A Hold On Me
  3. - Hotel Happiness
  4. - Release Me
  5. - Don't Make Me Over

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Winter Light

Winter Light

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

This Sporting Life

This Sporting Life

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1963

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Alida Valli, Claude Cerval, André Jocelyn, Juliette Mayniel



Release year: 1963

Directed by: Ugo Gregoretti

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

Country: Italy

The Quick and the Dead

The Quick and the Dead

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Robert Totten

Starring: Victor French, Majel Barrett, Louis Massad, Sandy Donigan

TV Series

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Release year: 1963

Directed by: Rupert Julian

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



Release year: 1962

Directed by: Peter Berg

The Mighty Hercules

The Mighty Hercules

Release year: 1962

Magazine Covers

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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on January 23rd, 1963 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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January 23, 1963 Lunar and Planetary phase

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