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June 23rd, 1963

June 23rd, 1963, fell on a Sunday. It was day 174 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.

57 years, 3 months and 29 days have passed since June 23rd, 1963.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 23rd, 1963:

  • United States: Sukiyaki - Kyu Sakamoto
  • United Kingdom: I Like It - Gerry & Pacemakers

Take Me Back!

The date is June 23rd, 1963 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Sukiyaki by Kyu Sakamoto is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I Like 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. The historical drama film "Cleopatra" is currently being shown in movie theaters.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Danny Thomas Show", "Wagon Train", "Danger Man" and "Route 66". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Rifleman", "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis", "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" and "King Leonardo and His Short Subjects". 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 "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 June 23rd, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 57 years, 3 months and 29 days have passed since June 23rd, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 23rd, 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 June 23rd, 1963:

  • May 25th, 1963: FA Cup Final 1963: Manchester United defeat Leicester City 3-1.
  • June 3rd, 1963: Pope John XXIII dies from stomach cancer..
  • June 12th, 1963: American civil rights activist Medgar Evers is shot dead outside of his house in Jackson, Mississippi.
  • June 12th, 1963: The movie "Cleopatra" is released.
  • June 21st, 1963: Pope Paul VI becomes the new pope.
  • July 12th, 1963: Moors murders: 16-year-old Pauline Reade is murdered by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 23rd, 1963, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually .
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 23rd, 1963 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

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 Twilight Zone - TV series about disturbing or unusual events.
  • 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.
  • The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

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 23rd of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of June:

  • Saint John's Eve (Denmark)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on June 23rd, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 23rd, 1963 was probably conceived around the 13th of September, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 23rd, 1963 is the 1st of April, 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 June 23rd, 1963.

  • 20,941 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,809,302,400 seconds have passed since the June 23rd, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,110,852,800 times.
  • Since June 23rd, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 933,600,038,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 301,550,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 155,600,006 steps. That's about 69,156 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,711,629 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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