June 1963 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 4 1st transmission of "Pop Go the Beatles" on BBC radio
  • Jun 7 1st Rolling Stones TV appearance (Thank Your Lucky Stars) & release 1st single, "Come on"
  • Jun 8 "Mr President" closes at St James Theater NYC after 265 performances
  • Jun 9 Barbara Romack wins LPGA Rock City Ladies Golf Open

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jun 9 Barbra Streisand appears on "Ed Sullivan Show"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Jun 15 "Sound of Music" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 1443 performances
  • Jun 15 "Sukiyaki" sung by Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto, hits #1
  • Jun 20 Beatles form "Beatles Ltd" to handle their income

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 "Little" Stevie Wonder (13) releases "Fingertips"

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • Jun 29 "Little Me" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 257 performances
  • Jun 29 Beatles' 1st song "From Me to You" hits UK charts

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Mike Joyce, rock drummer (Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)
  • Jun 7 Roberto Alagna, French tenor
  • Jun 7 Gordon Gano, American musician (Violent Femmes), born in Connecticut
  • Jun 8 Kino Haitsma, pianist/arrangeur (Josephine)
  • Jun 8 Keti Garbi, Greek singer
  • Jun 9 Gilad Atzmon, Israeli jazz musician and author
  • Jun 13 Paul De Lisle, American musician (Smash Mouth)
  • Jun 14 Chris DeGarmo, guitarist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
  • Jun 15 Scott Rockenfield, drummer (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
  • Jun 18 Darren "Dizzy" Reed, US musician (Guns n' Roses-Sweet Girl of Mine)
  • Jun 20 Amir Derakh, American musician (Orgy)
  • Jun 22 Anne-Marie Ruddock, rocker (Amazulu-Excitable)
  • Jun 23 Steve Shelley, American musician (Crucifucks and Sonic Youth)

Person of interestGeorge Michael

Jun 25 George Michael [Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou], English singer-songwriter and pop superstar (Wham!, I Want Your Sex), born in London, England (d. 2016)

Pop Superstar George Michael
Pop Superstar
George Michael
  • Jun 26 Harriet Wheeler, English pop singer/composer (The Sundays)
  • Jun 29 Anne-Sophie Mutter, Rheinfeldin Germany, violinist (Berlin Phil)
  • Jun 30 Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Swedish guitarist

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 22 Maria T─ânase, Romanian singer of traditional and popular music (b. 1913)