Famous Deaths in June 1963

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Jun 3 Pope John XXIII [Angelo G Roncalli], Pope (1958-63), dies at 81

  • Jun 3 Paul Maxey, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice), dies at 57
  • Jun 3 Nazim Hikmet, Turkish poet (Tosun Pasa, The Passenger), dies at 61
  • Jun 7 ZaSu Pitts, American actress (Life With Father, Dames, Wedding March), dies at 69
  • Jun 10 Anita King, actress (Tender Loving Care), dies of heart attack at 74
  • Jun 11 Thích Quảng Đức, Buddhist monk, immolates himself on a street in Saigon
  • Jun 12 Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80
  • Jun 12 Medgar Evers, NAACP official, shot in Jackson Miss at 37
  • Jun 17 John Cowper Powys, British writer and critic (Wolf Solent), dies at 90
  • Jun 17 Alain F B Alanbrooke, 1st viscount of Brookeborough, dies at 79
  • Jun 17 John Whiting, British dramatist/actor (Devils), dies
  • Jun 18 Pedro Armendáriz, Mexican actor (b. 1912)
  • Jun 20 Gordon Jones, actor (Mike the Cop-Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
  • Jun 20 Joseph Self, murderer, executed; last Wash state execution in 25 yrs
  • Jun 20 Ralph Sanford, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 64
  • Jun 20 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician (b. 1898)
  • Jun 22 Maria Tănase, Romanian singer of traditional and popular music (b. 1913)
  • Jun 26 Obe Postma, Fries, poet/geography/historian (Own Cart), dies
  • Jun 28 Frank "Home Run" Baker, (hit 2 HRs in 1911 world series) dies at 77