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July 1963

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1963.
The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1963: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1963?


  • 01 Jul 1963 President Kennedy arrives in Rome
  • 02 Jul 1963 Juan Marichal (Giants) beats Warren Spahn (Braves), 1-0 in 16 innings
  • 05 Jul 1963 1st Beatle tune to hit US charts, Del Shannon From Me to You at #87
  • 06 Jul 1963 70th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Smith beats Billie J King (63 64)
  • 07 Jul 1963 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Eastern Golf Open
  • 08 Jul 1963 US bans all monetary transactions with Cuba
  • 09 Jul 1963 34th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland
  • 11 Jul 1963 South-African ANC Walter Sisulu / Andrew Mlangeni / Govan Mbeki arrested
  • 12 Jul 1963 Pauline Reade, 16, is abducted by Myra Hindley and Ian Brady in Manchester, England. Her remains would be found in July 1987.
  • 13 Jul 1963 Early Wynn wins his 300th and last game at age 43.
  • 14 Jul 1963 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sight Golf Open
  • 15 Jul 1963 KAIT TV channel 8 in Jonesboro, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Jul 1963 Amazon carries 190,000 m3 / sec (record)
  • 17 Jul 1963 Telstar soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
  • 18 Jul 1963 Failed military coup in Syria
  • 19 Jul 1963 Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Siever hits home run number 300.
  • 20 Jul 1963 17 African states and Madagascar sign peace treaty with EC
  • 21 Jul 1963 45th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 279 at Dallas AC Dallas
  • 22 Jul 1963 Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 24 Jul 1963 124 Unification church couples wed in Korea
  • 25 Jul 1963 Belgian Senate accept Law on language regulations
  • 26 Jul 1963 Skopje, Yugoslavia, destroyed by earthquake, kills 1,000+
  • 27 Jul 1963 Fritz Von Erich beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champ
  • 28 Jul 1963 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
  • 30 Jul 1963 British spy Kim Philby found in Moscow
  • 31 Jul 1963 Arturo Illia elected President of Argentina

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance

Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Satsuo Yamamoto

Starring: Raizô Ichikawa, Sô Yamamura, Shiho Fujimura, Mikiko Tsubouchi

The Thrill of It All

The Thrill of It All

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews

Country: United States of America

Beach Party

Beach Party

Release year: 1963

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Robert Cummings, Dorothy Malone, Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello

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Doctor in Distress

Doctor in Distress

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, James Robertson Justice, Samantha Eggar, Barbara Murray


Which were the most popular books released in July 1963?
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O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!


O Ye Jigs

Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz

Happiness Is A Warm Puppy


Happiness is Classic Peanuts! These collector’s editions perfectly recreate the original look and feel of the best-loved Peanuts books—their paper, their ink, even their lamination.

City Of Night by John Rechy

City Of Night


“[Rechy’s] tone rings absolutely true, is absolutely his own. . . . He tells the truth, and tells it with such passion that we are forced to share in the life

Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell

Grandmother and the Priests


From dust jacket notes: "Rose McConnell was four years old when she first went to visit her Grandmother in Leeds, England in the year 1904. That Grandmother was a rich worldly Irish widow who loved good company.

The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper

The Whole Truth And Nothing But


Hedda Hopper tells all, reveals the inner secrets, hidden fears, the behind-the-scene stories of Hollywood and hte people who made it famous -- Hedda Hopper has known three generations of Hollywood;