On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1963

Historical Events

  • 13th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Devil" and "Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai" win the Golden Bear (tie)

BeatificationPapal Inauguration

Cardinal Montini elected Pope Paul VI, 262nd head of Roman Catholic Church

Pope Paul VI
Paul VI
  • Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) succeeds John XXIII

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Musselman, baseball player
  • Mike Sherrard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
1963 Highlights

About June 21, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer