The year 1963 in radio involved some significant events, including the addition of FM-compatible radios in cars made by major American automobile companies, and the birth of future radio personality Doctor Dré
- October 1 - KDWA radio in Hastings, Minnesota signs on for the first time as a community talk radio station.
- October 31 – Detroit gets a new Top 40 radio station as WKNR-AM, "Keener 13," is born. Within months, the former WKMH overcomes a poor signal to become the number one station in the market, and "Keener" is called the "miracle baby" of the industry by record reporter Bill Gavin.
- Undated- WSLA signs on in 1963 as WBGS. Originally,the station Was known as WSDL.
- March 21 - Breakfast with Dorothy and Dick ends its run on WOR.
- May 23 — Gregg Hughes, co-host of Opie with Jim Norton, formerly of Opie and Anthony
- June 26 – Michael Baisden, author, motivational speaker, radio and television talk show host.
- July 20 – Dino, American DJ, singer, songwriter and music producer.
- July 31 – Chad Brock, American country music artist, former WCW professional wrestler and WQYK-FM morning host.
- November 1 – David Anderson, African American disc jockey and digital artist.
- December 5 – Doctor Dré, African American radio personality and former MTV VJ.
- ↑ Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.
- ↑ Cox, Jim (2008). This Day in Network Radio: A Daily Calendar of Births, Debuts, Cancellations and Other Events in Broadcasting History. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3848-8. P. 8.