Jul 28, 2019 · On June 5, 1963, British Secretary of War John Profumo resigns his post following revelations that he had lied to the House of Commons about his .
Apr 10, 2001 · Derek Brown looks back on 1963. 1963: The Profumo scandal they could not have known that their ascent to power would be hastened by a Author: Derek Brown.
Profumo affair, in British history, political and intelligence scandal in the early 1960s that helped topple the Conservative Party government of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. Involving sex, a Russian spy, and the secretary of state for war, the scandal captured .
1963: Profumo resigns over sex scandal Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, has resigned from government, admitting he lied to Parliament about his relationship with a call girl. Prime Minister Harold Macmillan accepted the resignation calling it a "great tragedy".
British Politician Sex In 1963, at the height of the Cold War, a political scandal known as the Profumo affair emerged in the United Kingdom. It was named after Jon Profumo, who was the secretary of State for war. Profumo had had a relationship with a showgirl named Christine Keeler, who was also the mistress of a Russian spy. Author: Merk's Cold War Project 1961-1963.