26th of December, 1963

The 26th of December, 1963, fell on a Thursday. Day 360 of 1963. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 26th of December, 1963:

  • "Beatlemania" officially begins in the United States when The Beatles release their songs "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "I Saw Her Standing There".

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Lars Ulrich: Drummer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of December, 1963:

  • United States: Dominique - Singing Nun
  • United Kingdom: I Want To Hold Your Hand - Beatles

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 26th of December, 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.

  • 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 55 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since the 26th of December, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of December, 1963, will be 55 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of December, 1963:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of December, 1963, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of December, 1963 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of December:

  • Boxing Day
  • St. Stephen's Day
  • Day of Goodwill (South Africa)
  • Second Christmas Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 26th of December, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of December, 1963 was probably conceived around the 18th of March, 1963. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of December, 1963 is the 4th of October, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

26th of December

Events that have occurred on the 26th of December:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of December, 1963.

  • 20,386 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,761,346,800 seconds have passed since the 26th of December, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,054,904,600 times.
  • Since the 26th of December, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 908,854,948,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 293,557,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 151,475,825 steps. That's about 67,323 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,136,162 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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