Timelines for year 1963
Player/Coach, Williamsport (Eastern Pro League), 1963-1966.
Selected as the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1963.
Won Major League Baseball's Cy Young Award for the best pitcher in professional baseball in 1963, 1965 and 1966.
First pitcher to win the Cy Young award by a unanimous vote (won it unanimously in 1963, 1965 and 1966).
He provided the voice of Wally the Bird on the Western Airlines ads of the 1950s. His one-liner was simply "Western Airlines, the O-O-ONLY way to fly." He repeated this line in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963).
Was originally cast in the role of "Billie Jo" on "Petticoat Junction" (1963), but she walked away from the show on advice from her manager (Martin Ransohoff). He didn't feel it was a good launching pad for her career.
Was on the cast of "General Hospital" (1963) for 28 years, since its premiere.
Graduated from P.S. 197 on June 28, 1963.
Married three times and divorced twice. One of his marriages was to singer Dinah Washington. She died of an accidental overdose of pills and alcohol only months after their marriage in 1963.
Toured the UK three times during 1963.
Jaime earned a living as a jazz singer before getting her role on "General Hospital" (1963).
Nominated for the 1963 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Features Actress in a Musical for "Little Me".
Originally said no to reprising the role of Dr. Lesley Webber on "General Hospital" (1963).
Beverlee's second husband was actor Angus Duncan. Both he and Beverlee appeared on "General Hospital" (1963) but at different times and after their divorce.
First met future husband, Nick Ashford, in a Harlem church in 1963.
Diminutive character actress, on stage from 1921, who played strange, eccentric old ladies on television in the 1950's and 60's. Her smiling, narrow-eyed countenance was usually inscrutable to betraying either evil or benevolence. Best in fantasy or sci-fi, such as "The Outer Limits" (1963), "The Invaders" (1967) or "Bewitched" (1964).
She played the lead in Mary, Mary on Broadway. Debbie Reynolds garnered the role in the Hollywood film version - Mary, Mary (1963).
One of her first professional jobs was, at age 16, on "General Hospital" (1963), wherein she played "Lou Swenson". She was murdered off the show after two seasons.
Made major league debut on 21 September 1963.
A founder of the American Football League, and founder and owner of one of the original AFL franchises, the Dallas Texans. The team relocated in 1963 and became the Kansas City Chiefs.