9th of August, 1963

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 9th of August, 1963, fell on a Friday.
  • Born on this exact date: Whitney Houston: Singer.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 55 years, 11 months and 7 days have passed since the 9th of August, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1963.
  • Day 221 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 9th of August, 1963 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 9th of August, 1963, will be 55 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-09-1963 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1963-08-09. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19630809" are easier to sort.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th of August, 1963:

  • United States: Fingertips - Little Stevie Wonder
  • United Kingdom: Sweets For My Sweet - Searchers

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 9th of August, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 9th of August, 1963 was probably conceived around the 30th of October, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 9th of August, 1963 is the 18th of May, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 9th of August:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of August:

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of August, 1963.

  • 20,430 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,765,152,000 seconds have passed since the 9th of August, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,059,344,000 times.
  • Since the 9th of August, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 910,818,432,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 294,192,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 151,803,072 steps. That's about 67,468 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,181,824 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.


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