What Happened on June 25, 1963

Historical Events

  • Curnick Ndlovu, South African worker's union leader and African National Congress Leader, is arrested for acts of sabotage
  • Famous cricket draw at Lord's as England hang on against the Windies

Event of Interest

JFK speaks at Pauls Church in Frankfurt

1963 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Gilmour, Canadian Hockey HOF center (Canada Cup gold 1987; Stanley Cup 1989 Calgary Flames; 2 x NHL All Star; Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Kingston, Ontario

George Michael (1963-2016)

English singer-songwriter and pop superstar (Wham! - "Careless Whisper"; "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"; solo - " I Want Your Sex"; "Faith"), born in London, England

  • John Benjamin Hickey, American actor (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), born in Plano, Texas
  • Mike Stanley, American baseball player (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Si-An Deng, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • Yann Martel, Spanish-Canadian author (Life of Pi), born in Salamanca, Spain
Born in 1963

About June 25, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 3 months and 5 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