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

But much more happened on June 1963: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1963?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1963 El Watusi by Ray Barreto hits #17
  • 02 Jun 1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 03 Jun 1963 A Northwest Airlines DC-7 crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia, killing 101.
  • 04 Jun 1963 1st transmission of Pop Go the Beatles on BBC radio
  • 05 Jun 1963 Princess Marijke changes her name to Christina
  • 06 Jun 1963 Gasunie established
  • 07 Jun 1963 1st Rolling Stones TV appearance (Thank Your Lucky Stars) and release 1st single, Come on
  • 08 Jun 1963 Mr President closes at St. James Theater NYC after 265 performances
  • 09 Jun 1963 Barbara Romack wins LPGA Rock City Ladies Golf Open
  • 10 Jun 1963 JFK signs law for equal pay for equal work for men andwomen
  • 11 Jun 1963 Gov Wallace tries to prevent blacks registering at University of Alabama
  • 12 Jun 1963 Cleopatra premieres in New York City
  • 13 Jun 1963 Vostok 6 launched, pilot is 1st woman Cosmonaut
  • 14 Jun 1963 New York Met Duke Snider hits his 400th HR
  • 15 Jun 1963 Sound of Music closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 1443 performances
  • 16 Jun 1963 Valentina Tereshkova (USSR) is 1st woman in space, aboard Vostok 6
  • 17 Jun 1963 British House of Commons debates Profumo-Christine Keeler affair
  • 18 Jun 1963 3,000 blacks boycott Boston public school
  • 19 Jun 1963 2 Russian space missions return to Earth
  • 20 Jun 1963 Beatles form Beatles Ltd to handle their income
  • 21 Jun 1963 Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) succeeds John XXIII.
  • 22 Jun 1963 Little Stevie Wonder (13) releases Fingertips
  • 23 Jun 1963 63rd US Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 293 at The Country Club, Massachusetts
  • 24 Jun 1963 Levi Eshkol forms Israeli government
  • 25 Jun 1963 JFK speaks at Pauls Church in Frankfurt
  • 26 Jun 1963 Alfons Gorbach forms Austrian government
  • 27 Jun 1963 Bill J Kramer and Dakotas record Lennon and McCartney I Call Your Name
  • 28 Jun 1963 Belaunde Terry inaugurated as President of Peru
  • 29 Jun 1963 Little Me closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 257 performances
  • 30 Jun 1963 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Carvel Ladies Golf Open

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Release year: 1963

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Country: United States of America

Lilies of the Field

Lilies of the Field

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann, Isa Crino

Country: United States of America

Jason and the Argonauts

Jason and the Argonauts

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith

Country: United States of America

Murder at the Gallop

Murder at the Gallop

Release year: 1963

Directed by: George Pollock

Starring: Margaret Rutherford, Stringer Davis, Robert Morley, Flora Robson

Summer Magic

Summer Magic

Release year: 1963

Directed by: James Neilson

Starring: Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Burl Ives, Deborah Walley

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1963?
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The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass

The Tin Drum

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The Tin Drum, one of the great novels of the twentieth century, was published in Ralph Manheim’s outstanding translation in 1959.

Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell

Grandmother and the Priests

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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.

Final Verdict by Adela Rogers St. Johns

Final Verdict

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Final verdict

The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith

The Great Hunger

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The Irish potato famine of the 1840s, perhaps the most appalling event of the Victorian era, killed over a million people and drove as many more to emigrate to America.

The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper

The Whole Truth And Nothing But

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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;