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
Pope
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