Sixties Pizzazz
The Sixties in Pictures, Videos, Sounds and Music

Sandy Koufax      Canton, Ohio     Mickey Wright     Sonny Liston     Chateaugay     Candy Spots     Jack Nicklaus     Julius Boros     Bob Charles     Roger Staubach

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Associated Press Athlete of 1963:  Sandy Koufax and Mickey Wright

 

 

Professional Sports 1963

 

Baseball

 

World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers win 4 games to 0 over the New York Yankees. The series MVP is Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles.

 

Football

 

The Pro Football Hall of Fame opens in Canton, Ohio.

 

AFL Championship: San Diego Chargers win 51-10 over the Boston Patriots


NFL Championship: Chicago Bears win 14-10 over the New York Giants

 

Green Bay Packers running 1961 top scorer Paul Hornung and Detroit Lions All-Pro defensive tackle Alex Karras were suspended by Pete Rozelle for betting on NFL games and associating with gamblers.




Basketball

 

NBA Finals: Boston Celtics win 4 games to 2 over the Los Angeles Lakers

 

NHL - Hockey

 

Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings Series: 4-1

 

Horse Racing


Kentucky Derby - Chateaugay
Preakness Stakes - Candy Spots
Belmont Stakes - Chateaugay

 

 

 

Boxing

 

sonny liston

 

Sonny Liston wins the Heavyweight Championship of the world by knocking out Floyd Patterson in the 1st round of their bout in Las Vegas, Nevada. He did the same thing in 1962!

 

Golf

 

The Masters - Jack Nicklaus
US Open - Julius Boros
British Open - Bob Charles
PGA Championship - Jack Nicklaus

PGA tour's leading money winner for the year: Arnold Palmer - $128,230

 

mikey wright

 

LPGA Championship - Mickey Wright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

College Sports 1963

 

 

Football

 

 

roger Staubach

 

Heisman Trophy: Roger Staubach, navy - Quarterback

 

 

Cotton Bowl - Texas Longhorns 28 Navy 7

Orange Bowl - Nebraska Cornhuskers 13 Auburn Tigers 7

Rose Bowl - Illinois Illini 17 Washington Huskies 7

Sugar Bowl - Alabama Crimson Tide 12 Mississippi Rebels 7

 

National college football championship: USC

NCAA Football: Texas Record: 11-0-0


Basketball

 

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship:
Loyola (Illinois) wins 60-58 over Cincinnati

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Sixties Pizzazz

 

The idea behind this project is to present the Sixties in an interesting manner with as much audio and visual content as we could manage without slowing things down too much.

 

Unlike most Sixties websites that are a hodgepodge of decade wide information, we approached this project year by year. WIth each year of the Sixties including categories in history, television, movies, music, sports, books, comedy, technology and toys.

Beyond the nostalgia and retro feel for those who lived through the time, it is also designed to attract the younger crowd.

 

We have enjoyed some success in that endeavor as this webiste has become quite popular with teachers who use Sixties Pizzazz to get their Middle and High school students interested in our historic and cultural past by assigning projects and papers to this and our other PIZZAZZ websites.

 

These websites are safe for Middle school and above.

 

Other Pizzazz Sites

 

Sixties Pizzazz is part of a larger procress still under construction. It includes Fifties Pizass, Seventies Pizzazz, and the still beta of Eighties Pizzazz. They all are similar in our effort to make recent history fun and intersting for the next generation.

 

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