What Happened on June 12, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Cleopatra" directed by Joseph Mankiewicz and starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Lynn, American professional wrestler
  • Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler
  • Philippa June Baker, Wanganui NZ, double scull rower (Olympics-96)
  • Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver
  • Tim DeKay, American actor
  • Warwick Capper, Australian rules footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80
  • Medgar Evers, NAACP official, shot in Jackson Miss at 37