1963 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1960 1961 196219631964 1965 1966

1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

  • How the West Was Won
  • Cleopatra
  • The Longest Day
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Irma La Douce
  • The V.I.P.s
  • Son of Flubber
  • The Great Escape
  • Tom Jones
  • Charade
  • From Russia With Love
  • The Sword in the Stone
  • The Birds
  • Blood Feast
  • It Happened at the World's Fair
  • Fun in Acapulco
  • Zuo ye meng hun zhong
  • Mépris, Le
  • La Baie des anges
  • Bye Bye Birdie
  • The Nutty Professor
  • The Mask
  • An Actor's Revenge
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • Hud

Hit songs

  • "Dominique" – The Singing Nun
  • "Please Please Me" – The Beatles
  • "She Loves You" – The Beatles
  • "Love Me Do" – The Beatles
  • "I Want To Hold Your Hand" – The Beatles
  • "From Me To You" – The Beatles
  • "In Dreams" – Roy Orbison
  • "Blue Bayou" – Roy Orbison
  • "Mean Woman Blues" – Roy Orbison
  • "Pretty Paper" – Roy Orbison
  • "Hey Paula" – Paul & Paula
  • "He's So Fine" – The Chiffons
  • "Bo Diddley" – Buddy Holly
  • "Brown Eyed Handsome Man" – Buddy Holly
  • "Surf City" – Jan & Dean
  • "It's My Party" – Lesley Gore
  • "Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa" – Gene Pitney
  • "Be My Baby" – The Ronettes
  • "Wipe Out" – The Surfaris
  • "If I Had A Hammer" – Trini Lopez
  • "Da Doo Ron Ron" – The Crystals
  • "Pipeline" – The Chantays
  • "Walk Like A Man" – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • "Heat Wave" – Martha & the Vandellas
  • "Up On The Roof" – The Drifters
  • "I Can't Stay Mad At You" – Skeeter Davis
  • "Only In America" – Jay & the Americans
  • "Who Stole The Keeshka?" – Matys Brothers
  • "Wonderful Summer" – Robin Ward
  • "I Only Want to Be With You" – Dusty Springfield
  • "The Folk Singer" – Tommy Roe
  • "Guilty" – Jim Reeves
  • "Is This Me" – Jim Reeves

New books

  • The Bell JarSylvia Plath
  • Benefactor – Susan Sontag
  • CaravansJames A. Michener
  • Cat's CradleKurt Vonnegut
  • City of Night – John Rechy
  • The Collector – John Fowles
  • Elizabeth Appleton – John O'Hara
  • False Colours – Georgette Heyer
  • John Cleland's Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure – John Cleland
  • The Glass-Blowers – Daphne Du Maurier
  • Gradmother and the Priests – Taylor Caldwell
  • The Group – Mary McCarthy
  • Happiness Is a Warm PuppyCharles M. Schulz
  • The Making of the English Working Class – E. P. Thompson
  • On Her Majesty's Secret ServiceIan Fleming
  • Planet of the Apes (La Planète des Singes) – Pierre Boulle
  • The Rise of the WestWilliam H. McNeill
  • The Sand Pebbles – Richard McKenna
  • Second Skin – John Hawkes
  • The Shoes of the Fisherman – Morris West
  • Six Easy Pieces – Richard P. Feynman
  • The Spy who Came in from the ColdJohn le Carré
  • That Summer in Paris – Morley Callaghan

Nobel Prizes


1963 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.