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
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