On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1963

Historical Events

  • "El Watusi" by Ray Barreto hits #17

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Joyce, rock drummer (Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)
  • Shawn Pelton is an American session and touring drummer and percussionist (SNL band; Sheryl Crow; Shawn Colvin: Darryl Hall, Rod Stewart; Roseann Cash), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Famous Weddings

Rod Taylor

Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

1963 Highlights

About June 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini