April 18th, 1963

April 18th, 1963, fell on a Thursday. It was day 108 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.

57 years, 2 months and 22 days have passed since April 18th, 1963.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Conan O'Brien: American talk show host.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 18th, 1963:

  • United States: He's So Fine - Chiffons
  • United Kingdom: How Do You Do It - Gerry & Pacemakers

Take Me Back!

The date is April 18th, 1963 and it's a Thursday. The summer of 1963 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song He's So Fine by Chiffons is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, How Do You Do It by Gerry & Pacemakers is the number one hit song. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is currently the President of the United States. 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 Danny Thomas Show", "Danger Man", "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Route 66". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Leave It to Beaver", "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" and "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends". Popular toys include the likes of "Crater Critters", "Rock-a-Stack", "Chatter Telephone" and "Tammy (doll)".


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 April 18th, 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, 2 months and 22 days have passed since April 18th, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 18th, 1963, will be 57 years of age.
  • People born in 1963 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 18th, 1963:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 18th, 1963, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 18th, 1963 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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.
  • Have Gun - Will Travel - American western series.

1963 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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" - "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 18th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on April 18th, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 18th, 1963 was probably conceived around the 9th of July, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 18th, 1963 is the 26th of January, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 18th, 1963.

  • 20,903 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,806,019,200 seconds have passed since the April 18th, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,107,022,400 times.
  • Since April 18th, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 931,905,907,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 301,003,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 155,317,651 steps. That's about 69,030 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,672,230 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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