January 21st, 1963

January 21st, 1963, fell on a Monday. It was day 21 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.

57 years, 5 months and 13 days have passed since January 21st, 1963.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 21st, 1963:

  • United States: Walk Right In - Rooftop Singers
  • United Kingdom: Dance On - Shadows

Take Me Back!

The date is January 21st, 1963 and it's a Monday. In America, the song Walk Right In by Rooftop Singers is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Dance On by Shadows is the number one hit song.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy is currently the President of the United States. American western series. Because it's 1963, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as The Chiffons, Paul & Paula, The Four Seasons, Little Stevie Wonder, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs and The Singing Nun.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Rawhide", "The Twilight Zone" and "Route 66". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis", "The Flintstones" and "The Jetsons". Popular toys include the likes of "Crater Critters", "Troll doll", "Ken (doll)" and "Rock-a-Stack".


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 January 21st, 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.

  • 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.

  • Tom Jones

    The movie "Tom Jones" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1963.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 57 years, 5 months and 13 days have passed since January 21st, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 21st, 1963, will be 57 years of age.
  • People born in 1963 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 21st, 1963, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 21st, 1963 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Route 66 - Adventure crime drama.
  • The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
  • Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
  • The Untouchables - American crime drama.
  • The Twilight Zone - TV series about disturbing or unusual events.
  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - American sitcom about a teenager who strives for beautiful women, fancy cars and money.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Rawhide - American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
  • 77 Sunset Strip - Private detective drama series.
  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Wagon Train - American western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.

1963 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1963.

"The Jetsons" - "Davey and Goliath" - "Mister Ed" - "King Leonardo and His Short Subjects" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "The Flintstones" - "My Three Sons" - "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" - "Dennis the Menace" - "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" - "The Rifleman" - "Leave It to Beaver" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1963 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1963:

  • Mouse Trap
  • Tammy (doll)
  • Chatter Telephone
  • Rock-a-Stack
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch
  • Astrobase
  • Troll doll
  • Crater Critters

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on January 21st, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 21st, 1963 was probably conceived around the 13th of April, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 21st, 1963 is the 31st of October, 1963. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 21st, 1963.

  • 20,984 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,813,014,000 seconds have passed since the January 21st, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,115,183,000 times.
  • Since January 21st, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 935,515,224,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 302,169,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 155,919,204 steps. That's about 69,297 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,756,168 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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