American automobile companies – including General Motors, Chrysler Corporation and Ford Motor Company – expand the availability of FM-compatible radios as optional equipment on most of their full-sized lines. By the mid-1960s, most mid-sized lines would also have AM-FM radios listed as an option.
31 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.