On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1963

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

1st Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion
1st Prime Minister of Israel
David Ben-Gurion
  • SF Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal no-hits Houston Colt .45s, 1-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress

Person of interestHelen Hunt

Helen Hunt, American actress (Mad About You, As Good as it Gets), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Helen Hunt
Actress
Helen Hunt
  • Scott Rockenfield, drummer (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
1963 Highlights

About June 15, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini