The 31st of October, 1963, fell on a Thursday. Day 304 of 1963. Decade: 1960s.
56 years, 2 months and 24 days have passed since the 31st of October, 1963.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 31st of October, 1963:
74 people are killed by a gas explosion at the Indiana State Fair Coliseum in Indianapolis, USA.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Rob Schneider: Actor.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of October, 1963:
United States: Sugar Shack - Jimmy Gilmer & Fireballs
United Kingdom: You'll Never Walk Alone - Gerry & Pacemakers
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 31st of October, 1963.
Henry Mancini - "Days of Wine and Roses"
"Days of Wine and Roses" by Henry Mancini would go on to win a Grammy for 1963's Song of the Year.
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.
The movie "Tom Jones" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1963.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of October:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of October, 1963.
20,537 days have passed since this date.
1,774,396,800 seconds have passed since the 31st of October, 1963.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,070,129,600 times.
Since the 31st of October, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 915,588,748,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 295,732,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 152,598,125 steps. That's about 67,821 miles!
Since this date, 21,292,762 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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