Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 31 December 1963, NewYear’s Eve

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Scott Ian and Ed Simmons. In that special week of December people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton. In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Love with the Proper Stranger, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hollywood Palace.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1963 or at December 31 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 31 December 1963 and get them!


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

Love with the Proper Stranger

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams

Country: United States

More info

The Sword in the Stone

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Rickie Sorensen, Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson

Country: United States

More info

Move Over, Darling

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Polly Bergen

Country: United States

More info

America, America

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam

Country: United States

More info


Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 31 December 1963!


TV Series

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

The Hollywood Palace

Starring: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante

Country: United States

More info

The Judy Garland Show

Starring: Judy Garland

Country: United States

More info

The Fugitive

Written by: Roy Huggins

Starring: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse

Country: United States

More info

The Outer Limits

Written by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Bob Johnson

Country: United States

More info

The Lieutenant

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Don Penny

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 31 December 1963 ?

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Scott Ian: American musician, best known as the guitarist, lyricist, backing vocalist, and the only remaining original founding member for the thrash metal band, Anthrax.
  • Ed Simmons: NFL tackle (Washington Redskins).
  • Konishiki: American sumo wrestler.
  • Stefania Garello: Italian stage, television and film actress, born into a family of Piedmontese origins, who spent a large part of her adolescence in the United States.
  • Konishiki Yasokichi: American-born Japanese–Samoan former sumo wrestler.
See other famous people born on 31 December
  • Dear Abby show premieres on CBS radio (runs 11 years)
  • Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir played music together for the 1st time
  • Chicago Bears win NFL championship.
  • The Central African Federation officially collapses and splits into Zambia, Malawi and Rhodesia.

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 31 December 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 December 1963?

Life magazine


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

The Living Reed

By: Pearl S. Buck

The Living Reed follows four generations of one family, the Kims, beginning with Il-han and his father, both advisors to the royal family in Korea. When Japan invades and the queen is killed, Il-han takes his family into hiding.

More info

I Owe Russia $1200

By: Bob Hope

Bob Hope, (May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003) was an American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies.

More info

The Hat On The Bed

By: John O'Hara

First Edition. First Printing (STATED) Attractive Book. Tiny tears to DJ. Dated christmas inscription to friend on front end page. Christmas stamp dated 1963 glued a top price of DJ sleeve.

More info

Security Is A Thumb And A Blanket

By: Charles M. Schulz

Binding tight, pages clean and unyellowed. Dust jacket complete and unfaded. There is some wear on the edges of the dust jacket and there is the name of the

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 31 December 1963 is such a special date for you!