The 24th of November, 1963, fell on a Sunday. Day 328 of 1963. Decade: 1960s.
56 years, 1 months and 27 days have passed since the 24th of November, 1963.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 24th of November, 1963:
Lee Harvey Oswald is shot and killed by Jack Ruby.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of November, 1963:
United States: I'm Leaving It Up To You - Dale & Grace
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 24th of November, 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.
Assassination of John F. Kennedy.
On Friday, the 22nd of November, 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by a lone gunman called Lee Harvey Oswald as he was travelling by motorcade through Dallas, Texas. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as president later that day. Kennedy's funeral took place three days later, on the 25th of November, 1963.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of November:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of November, 1963.
20,512 days have passed since this date.
1,772,236,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of November, 1963.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,067,609,600 times.
Since the 24th of November, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 914,474,188,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 295,372,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 152,412,365 steps. That's about 67,739 miles!
Since this date, 21,266,842 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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