What Happened on June 17, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British House of Commons debates Profumo-Christine Keeler affair
  • Supreme Court rules against Bible reading/prayer in public schools

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Kinnear, actor/talk show host (Talk Soup, Sabrina, Later)
  • Kevin Glover, NFL center (Detroit Lions), born in Washington D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Alain F B Alanbrooke, 1st viscount of Brookeborough, dies at 79
  • John Cowper Powys, British writer and critic (Wood & Stone, Wolf Solent), dies at 90
  • John Whiting, British actor, dramatist and critic (PT Raiders, The Devils, The Good Companions), dies of cancer at 45