On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1963

Historical Events

  • 1st Mayor's Trophy Game (New York), Mets beat Yankees 6-2
  • Beatles form "Beatles Ltd" to handle their income
  • US & USSR agree to set up "Hot Line"

Famous Birthdays

  • Amir Derakh, American musician (Orgy)
  • Don West, American professional wrestling announcer
  • Kirk Baptiste, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Matt Anger, tennis star, born in Walnut Creek, California

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Jones, American character actor (The Green Hornet, Flying Tigers, Abbott & Costello), dies from a heart attack at 52
  • Joseph Self, murderer, executed; last Wash state execution in 25 yrs
  • Ralph Sanford, American actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 64
  • RaphaĆ«l Salem, Greek mathematician, dies at 64
1963 Highlights

About June 20, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini