This Was the Year…1963 U.S. President & Vice President John F. Kennedy
The Vice President
Lyndon Johnson Time Magazine Person Of The Year
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Cost of Living Cost of Food New House $12,650 Granulated Sugar $ .90 for 10 lbs
Average Income $ 4,396 Milk $ 1.04 per gallon
New Car $ 3,233 Ground Coffee $ .85 per pound
Gallon of Gas $ .29 Bacon $ .69 per pound
Movie Ticket $ 1.25 Eggs $ .32 per dozen Popular Movies Born This Year
Tom Jones (Academy Award® winner) Brad Pitt
The Great Escape Whitney Houston
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World Michael Jordan
The Pink Panther Johnny Depp
National and World News Pope John XXIII died on June 3. Pope Paul VI was elected.
On November 22, President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, TX. Two days after Kennedy’s assassination, Jack Ruby murdered the sus-pected killer, Lee Harvey Oswald.
Alcatraz federal penitentiary, known as "The Rock," closed.
Popular TV Shows Music Bonanza Walk Like a man (The Four Seasons)
The Beverly Hillbillies It’s My Party (Lesley Gore)
The Ed Sullivan Show Go Away Little Girl (Steve Lawrence)
The Danny Thomas Show Blue Velvet (Bobby Vinton) Sports Champions Los Angeles Dodgers (baseball) San Diego Chargers & Chicago Bears (football)
Parnelli Jones (Indianapolis 500)
Toronto Maple Leafs (hockey)
Boston Celtics (NBA)
Chateaugay (Kentucky Derby)