On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Mr President" closes at St James Theater NYC after 265 performances
  • 95th Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:30.2
  • American Heart Association is 1st agency to campaign against cigarettes

Famous Birthdays

  • Keti Garbi, Greek singer
  • Kino Haitsma, pianist/arrangeur (Josephine)