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February 19, 1963

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

61 years and 14 days have passed since February 19, 1963.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Birthdays

Born on February 19, 1963

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on February 19, 1963:

  • United States: "Hey Paula" by Paul & Paula
  • United Kingdom: "The Wayward Wind" by Frank Ifield

The Billboard Hot 100 on February 19, 1963

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Hey Paula - Paul and Paula
  • Walk Right In - The Rooftop Singers
  • Walk Like A Man - The 4 Seasons
  • Ruby Baby - Dion
  • Rhythm Of The Rain - The Cascades
Play the top singles from 1963
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1963. Take a trip back to the days of Cliff Richard, The Shadows, Frank Ifield, Gerry & The Pacemakers and The Searchers.
Lawrence of Arabia

Top movie

The movie "Lawrence of Arabia" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 22,295 days ago. Approximately 743 months have passed. It was the 50th day of 1963, in week 08. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on February 19, 1963, are now 61 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. We have gone through approximately 248 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to February 19, 1963

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is February 19, 1963, and it's a Tuesday. Babies who are 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 at the top of the singles charts, while "The Wayward Wind" by Frank Ifield is the number-one song in the UK. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is the President of the United States, and the movie Lawrence of Arabia is at the top of the box office. Harold Macmillan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

On television, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "The Jack Benny Program", "Perry Mason", and "77 Sunset Strip". 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Ernie Davis, John F. Kennedy, Herbert Hoover, and Sam Cooke would all still be alive. Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Leave It to Beaver", "Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse", "Mister Ed", and "The Jetsons". Children are playing with toys such as Playpal dolls, Tonka trucks, Troll doll, and Astrobase.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on February 19, 1963.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 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?

    Who were the best football players?

    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.

    Tom Jones

    The movie "Tom Jones" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1963.
  • Henry Mancini - "Days of Wine and Roses"

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Martin Luther King Jr

    Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named Time Person of the Year in 1963. It was in August 1963 that King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
  • The Boston Strangler is on the loose.

    The Boston Strangler is on the loose

    An unknown serial killer was murdering single women in the Boston area. The press nicknamed him the "Boston Strangler" and the "Phantom Fiend" due to his ability to get into women's apartments without any signs of forced entry. Between June 1962 and January 1964, 13 women were murdered. Later, the crimes were attributed to a criminal named Albert DeSalvo.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
  • The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War.

    The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War

    The United States was slowly escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War. In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy ordered helicopters and 400 Green Berets into South Vietnam. Covert operations against the communist forces in the north were also authorized. By 1963, the number of US military personnel in the country had grown to 10,000.
  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.
  • Greasers.

    Greasers

    A youth subculture called "greasers" emerged during the 1950s and early 1960s. The style included greased-back hairstyles, work pants, and denim or leather jackets.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on February 19, 1963.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around February 19, 1963.

  • January 29, 1963: American poet Robert Frost dies at the age of 88.
  • This date: February 19, 1963
  • February 28, 1963: Chicago City Council alderman Benjamin F. Lewis is shot dead at his office.
  • March 4, 1963: The Beach Boys release their new single "Surfin' U.S.A.".
  • March 5, 1963: Country musicians Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins are killed in a plane crash in Camden, Tennessee.
  • March 15, 1963: Boxing legend Archie Moore has his last ever fight in a win over Mike DiBiase.
  • March 21, 1963: UK politics: Allegations are made that Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, had an affair with model Christine Keeler.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 19, 1963, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • 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 19, 1963 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV series on February 19, 1963

People in February 1963 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from February 1963.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
Route 66
Route 66
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
The Untouchables
The Untouchables
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip
Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Wagon Train
Wagon Train
Have Gun - Will Travel
Have Gun - Will Travel
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
The Danny Thomas Show
The Danny Thomas Show
The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program
What's My Line?
What's My Line?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show

Cars in 1963

1963 saw the introduction of cars such as the Buick Riviera, the Rover P6, the Honda S500, the Vauxhall Viva, the Chevrolet Corvette (C2), and the Mercedes-Benz 600.

Cars in 1963.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in February 1963

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

The Jetsons
The Jetsons
Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath

The Dick Tracy Show
The Dick Tracy Show
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Flintstones
The Flintstones
My Three Sons
My Three Sons
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
Dennis the Menace
Dennis the Menace
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Noggin the Nog
Noggin the Nog
The Rifleman
The Rifleman
The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole
The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole
Leave It to Beaver
Leave It to Beaver
Captain Pugwash
Captain Pugwash
Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle
The Gumby Show
The Gumby Show
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo
Lassie
Lassie
Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
Toys

Toys in 1963

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Mouse Trap
Mouse Trap
Tammy (doll)
Tammy (doll)
Chatter Telephone
Chatter Telephone
Rock-a-Stack
Rock-a-Stack
Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)
Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch
Astrobase
Astrobase
Troll doll
Troll doll
Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars
Barbie
Barbie
Playpal dolls
Playpal dolls
Crater Critters
Crater Critters
Fisher Price Little People
Fisher Price Little People
The Hula Hoop
The Hula Hoop
Metal House robots
Metal House robots
The Frisbee
The Frisbee
BAS-KET Miniature Basketball
BAS-KET Miniature Basketball

Were you born on February 19, 1963?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1963.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out February 19, 1969, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on February 19.

Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus

Scientist Deceased
Born on February 19, 1473
He was not alive on this date.

Lee Marvin

Lee Marvin

American actor Deceased
Born on February 19, 1924
He turned 39 on this day in 1963.

Victoria Justice

Victoria Justice

Actress
Born on February 19, 1993
She was born exactly 30 years after this date.

Lexii Alijai

Lexii Alijai

Rapper Deceased
Born on February 19, 1998
She was born exactly 35 years after this date.

Millie Bobby Brown

Millie Bobby Brown

Actress
Born on February 19, 2004
She was born exactly 41 years after this date.

USA

US President

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

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

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

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Stats for February 19, 1963

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about February 19, 1963:

  • 22,295 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,185 weeks have passed.
  • 1,926,288,000 seconds have passed since February 19, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,247,336,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 993,964,608,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 321,048,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 165,660,768 steps. That's roughly 73,627 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,115,456 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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