28th of August, 1963

The 28th of August, 1963, fell on a Wednesday. Day 240 of 1963. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 28th of August, 1963:

  • Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th of August, 1963:

  • United States: My Boyfriend's Back - Angels
  • United Kingdom: Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer & Dakota's

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 28th of August, 1963.

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1963. It was during August of 1963 that King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

  • 1963 in movies.

    Movies released in 1963 included Cleopatra, How the West Was Won, "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", Tom Jones, The Sword in the Stone, Irma la Douce, The Great Escape, Son of Flubber, The Birds, Dr. No and The V.I.P.s.

  • 1963 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1963 were dominated by the likes of The Chiffons, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, Paul & Paula, Little Peggy March, Kyu Sakamoto, Little Stevie Wonder and The Singing Nun.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 28th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 56 years, 2 months and 20 days have passed since the 28th of August, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 28th of August, 1963, will be 56 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 28th of August, 1963:

  • 15th of September, 1963: Four children are killed after the KKK plants dynamite sticks at an African-American baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 28th of August, 1963, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 28th of August, 1963 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 28th of August, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 28th of August, 1963 was probably conceived around the 18th of November, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of August, 1963 is the 6th of June, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

28th of August

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of August, 1963.

  • 20,533 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,774,054,800 seconds have passed since the 28th of August, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,069,730,600 times.
  • Since the 28th of August, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 915,412,276,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 295,675,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 152,568,713 steps. That's about 67,808 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,288,658 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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