What Happened on June 24, 1963

Historical Events

  • 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
  • Levi Eshkol forms 11th Israeli government
  • Zanzibar granted internal self-government by Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoly Borisovich Jurkin, Russian writer
  • Duval Love, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Mike Wieringo, American comic book artist (d. 2007)
  • Preki, Serbian-born American soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Jud Wilson, American Baseball HOF infielder (NgL World Series 1943, 44; Baltimore Black Sox, Homestead Grays, Philadelphia Stars), dies at 67
1963 Highlights

About June 24, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sukiyaki - Kyu Sakamoto
  • UK #1 Song: I Like It - Gerry & The Pacemakers