What Happened on June 16, 1963

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Levi Eshkol replaces David Ben-Gurion as Israeli Prime Minister

Event of Interest

Soviet space mission Vostok 6 is launched with Valentina Tereshkova onboard, who becomes the 1st woman in space

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Fullington, American professional wrestler
  • Mohsin Kamal, Pakistani cricketer (fast bowler for Pakistan), born in Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Scott Alexander, American screenwriter
Born in 1963

About June 16, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sukiyaki - Kyu Sakamoto
  • UK #1 Song: I Like It - Gerry & The Pacemakers