#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Wednesday 24 April 1963

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mano Solo and Alexis Jenni. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. The Idiot, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while Fail-Safe by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Curd Jürgens erzählt....
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1963 or at April 24 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 24 April 1963 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Idiot

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshir Mifune

Country: United States

More info

The Day of the Triffids

Directed by: Steve Sekely

Starring: Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott

Country: United States

More info

Bye Bye Birdie

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

More info

It Happened at the World's Fair

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood

Country: United States

More info

The Birds

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 24 April 1963!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Crane

Written by: Patrick Alexander, Jordan Lawrence

Starring: Patrick Allen, Sam Kydd, Gerald Flood, Laya Raki

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

The Dakotas

Starring: Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Michael Greene

Country: United States

More info

Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom

Written by: Don Meier

Starring: Marlin Perkins

Country: United States

More info

Battleline

Starring: Jim Bishop

Country: United States

More info

The Wilburn Brothers Show

Starring: Doyle Wilburn, Teddy Wilburn, Dolly Parton

Country: United States

More info

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mano Solo: French singer and recording artist who released ten albums.
  • Alexis Jenni
  • Paula Frazer: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Tarnation Faith No More and Frightwig).
  • Billy Gould: American bass player songwriter and producer (Faith No More Fear and the Nervous System and Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine).
  • Billy Gould in Los Angeles: California, USA; rock bassist (Faith No More).
See other famous people born on 24 April
Facts:
  • 17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 2.
  • English princess Alexandra marries sir Angus Ogilvy.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Marriage of Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra of Kent to Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey in London.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 24 April 1963 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1963?

Life magazine

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Fail-Safe

By: Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler

Something has gone wrong. A group of American bombers armed with nuclear weapons is streaking past the fail-safe point, beyond recall, and no one knows why.

More info

The Fall Of The Dynasties

By: Edmond Taylor

“Popular history of the finest sort . . . an excellent book worthy to rank with Barbara Tuchman’s The Guns of August and Alan Moorehead’s Gallipoli.”

More info

The Whole Truth And Nothing But

By: Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper tells all, reveals the inner secrets, hidden fears, the behind-the-scene stories of Hollywood and hte people who made it famous -- Hedda Hopper has known three generations of Hollywood;

More info

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

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: The two long pieces in this book originally came out in The New Yorker ? RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS in 1955, SEYMOUR ? An Introduction in 1959.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 24 April 1963 is such a special date for you!