What Happened on June 15, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Sound of Music" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 1443 performances
  • "Sukiyaki" sung by Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto, hits #1
  • Buddy Nobles runs world record marathon (2:14:28)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion resigns

First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
First Israeli Prime Minister
David Ben-Gurion
  • SF Giants Juan Marichal no-hits Houston Colt .45s, 1-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Helen Hunt, actress (Jamie-Mad About You, Twister), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Helen Hunt
Actress
Helen Hunt
  • Scott Rockenfield, drummer (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)