What Happened on June 18, 1963

Historical Events

  • 3,000 blacks boycott Boston public school to protest de facto segregation

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Smith, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Darren "Dizzy" Reed, American rock keyboardist (Guns N' Roses - "Sweet Girl of Mine"), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Joe Walter, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Rumen Radev, Bulgarian politician (President of Bulgaria 2017-), born in Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Pedro Armend├íriz, Mexican actor (From Russia With Love, Fort Apache), commits suicide at 51
1963 Highlights

About June 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 13 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