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March 22nd, 1963.

March 22nd, 1963, was a Friday. It was day 81 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.

58 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since March 22nd, 1963.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on March 22nd, 1963?

  • The Beatles release their first album.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 22nd, 1963.

  • United States: Our Day Will Come - Ruby & Romantics
  • United Kingdom: Summer Holiday - Cliff Richard & Shadows

Take me back to March 22nd, 1963!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 22nd, 1963 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has arrived and the days have become longer. In America, the song Our Day Will Come by Ruby & Romantics is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard & Shadows 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 "Wagon Train", "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis", "The Twilight Zone" and "The Untouchables". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mighty Mouse Playhouse", "Dennis the Menace", "The Bugs Bunny Show" and "Mister Ed". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Crater Critters, Etch A Sketch, Ken (doll) and Chatter Telephone.

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 March 22nd, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 58 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since March 22nd, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 22nd, 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 March 22nd, 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.
  • This date: March 22nd, 1963
  • March 28th, 1963: Alfred Hitchcock's horror film "The Birds" is released in movie theaters.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 22nd, 1963, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 22nd, 1963 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

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 March 22nd, 1963.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1963.

  • 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 22nd of March.

  • March 22nd, 1931: William Shatner (Actor) turned 32 on this day in 1963.
  • March 22nd, 1976: Reese Witherspoon (Actress) was born exactly 13 years after this date.

US President.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on March 22nd, 1963.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 22nd, 1963.

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 22nd, 1963 was most likely conceived around the 12th of June, 1962.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 22nd, 1963 is close to the 30th of December, 1963.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 22nd, 1963.

  • A total of 21,231 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,033 weeks have passed.
  • 1,834,354,800 seconds have passed since the March 22nd, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,140,080,600 times.
  • Since March 22nd, 1963, the earth has travelled approximately 946,527,076,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 305,725,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 157,754,513 steps. That's about 70,113 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,012,258 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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