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February 19th, 1963.

February 19th, 1963, was a Tuesday. It was day 50 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.

58 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since February 19th, 1963.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Born on February 19th, 1963.

People who were born on this exact date.

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Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 19th, 1963.

  • United States: Hey Paula - Paul & Paula
  • United Kingdom: The Wayward Wind - Frank Ifield
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The date is February 19th, 1963 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Valentine's Day of 1963 has just passed.

In America, the song Hey Paula by Paul & Paula is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Wayward Wind by Frank Ifield is the number one hit song. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is currently the President of the United States and Harold Macmillan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

In fashion, many of the trends from the late 1950s are still popular. Women are wearing tailored skirts, short boxy jackets and shift dresses. Trousers are also becoming popular amongst women. Meanwhile, men are wearing polo shirts, argyle socks, sweater vests, loafers and harrington jackets. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Jack Benny Program", "Wagon Train" and "Perry Mason".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Tom and Jerry", "Mighty Mouse Playhouse" and "The Gumby Show". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Troll doll, Etch A Sketch, Rock-a-Stack and Tammy (doll).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 19th, 1963.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1963?

    The best NBA players in 1963 were Bill Russell, Bob Pettit, Elgin Baylor, Oscar Robertson, Jerry West and Wilt Chamberlain.

  • Who were the best football players in 1963?

    In 1963, the best soccer players were Pelé, Lev Yashin, Gianni Rivera, Jimmy Greaves, Denis Law, Eusébio, Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, Uwe Seeler, Bobby Charlton, Giovanni Trapattoni and Luis Suárez.

  • Tom Jones.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fast food begins to replace diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food begins to replace diners and drive-ins.

    During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones.

    During the first half of the 1960s, rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did exist at this time, they were relatively uncommon.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 58 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since February 19th, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 19th, 1963, will be 58 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1963 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 19th, 1963.

  • January 29th, 1963: American poet Robert Frost dies at the age of 88.
  • This date: February 19th, 1963
  • February 28th, 1963: Chicago City Council alderman Benjamin F. Lewis is shot dead at his office.
  • March 3rd, 1963: Singer Patsy Cline dies in a plane crash in Camden, Tennessee.
  • March 15th, 1963: Boxing legend Archie Moore has his last ever fight in a win over Mike DiBiase.
  • March 21st, 1963: UK politics: Allegations are made that Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, had an affair with model Christine Keeler.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 19th, 1963, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 19th, 1963 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Hazel - Sitcom about a live-in maid called Hazel Burke.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on February 19th, 1963.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1963.

Toys and games that were 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, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 19th of February.

US President.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on February 19th, 1963.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 19th, 1963.

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 19th, 1963 was most likely conceived around the 12th of May, 1962.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 19th, 1963 is close to the 29th of November, 1963.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 19th, 1963.

  • A total of 21,274 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,039 weeks have passed.
  • 1,838,070,000 seconds have passed since the February 19th, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,144,415,000 times.
  • Since February 19th, 1963, the earth has travelled approximately 948,444,120,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 306,345,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 158,074,020 steps. That's about 70,255 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,056,840 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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