1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1963rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 963rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 63rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1960s decade.

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

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Doctor Who space-and-time-ship, the TARDIS

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Colin Montgomerie at Austrian Open in 2006

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Sylvanus Olympio

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Sylvia Plath
Rajendra Prasad

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Patsy Cline

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Yitzhak Ben-Zvi

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Pope John XXIII
Thích Quảng Đức

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Édith Piaf

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Ngo Dinh Diem
John F. Kennedy
Lee Harvey Oswald

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Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
Sarit Thanarat
Theodor Heuss
Dinah Washington

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