On This Day

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 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)