What Happened on June 5, 1963

Historical Events

  • British Minister of War John Profumo resigns due to Christine Keeler scandal
  • Dutch Princess Marijke changes her name to Christina

Historic Siege

State of siege proclaimed in Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini arrested

1963 History

Famous Deaths

  • Donat Raymond, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame builder (head Canadian Arena Company, Montreal Forum rebuilt in 1968) and politician, dies at 83

About June 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's My Party - Lesley Gore
  • UK #1 Song: From Me To You - The Beatles