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June 25, 1963

June 25, 1963, was a Tuesday. It was 60 years, 9 months, and 21 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Birthdays

Born on June 25, 1963

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Popular songs

On June 25, 1963, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Sukiyaki" by Kyu Sakamoto
  • United Kingdom: "I Like It" by Gerry & The Pacemakers

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 25, 1963

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Sukiyaki - Kyu Sakamoto
  • It's My Party - Lesley Gore
  • Hello Stranger - Barbara Lewis
  • You Can't Sit Down - The Dovells
  • Blue On Blue - Bobby Vinton
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.
How the West Was Won

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "How the West Was Won".

Facts

This date occurred 22,211 days ago. Approximately 740 months have passed. It was the 176th day of 1963, in week 26. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on June 25, 1963, are now 60 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 247 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to June 25, 1963

Let's go back to the swinging sixties.

The date is June 25, 1963, and it's a Tuesday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Cancer. The summer of 1963 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September.

In America, the song "Sukiyaki" by Kyu Sakamoto is at the top of the singles charts, while "I Like It" by Gerry & The Pacemakers is the number-one song in the UK. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is the President of the United States, and the movie How the West Was Won 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 "The Danny Thomas Show", "77 Sunset Strip", "The Twilight Zone", and "Danger Man". 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.

The historical drama film "Cleopatra" is currently being shown in movie theaters. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as John F. Kennedy, Herbert Hoover, and Sam Cooke would all still be alive. Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Captain Pugwash", "Leave It to Beaver", "The Rifleman", and "King Leonardo and His Short Subjects".

Children are playing with toys such as Crater Critters, Playpal dolls, Barbie, and Tonka trucks.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 25, 1963.

  • Cleopatra is playing at movie theaters.

    Cleopatra is playing at movie theaters

    The epic historical drama film "Cleopatra" was showing at movie theaters at this time. The movie starred actress Elizabeth Taylor in the eponymous role.
  • 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

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around June 25, 1963.

  • June 3, 1963: Pope John XXIII dies from stomach cancer.
  • June 5, 1963: UK politics: John Profumo resigns from government after admitting that he lied about his relationship with an escort.
  • June 7, 1963: The Rolling Stones release their debut single "Come On".
  • June 8, 1963: UK politics: Profumo affair: Dr Stephen Ward is charged for his alleged 'immoral earnings' as a pimp.
  • June 10, 1963: The Equal Pay Act of 1963 is signed into law, making it illegal for employers to pay different wages based on sex.
  • June 11, 1963:
    • Stand in the Schoolhouse Door: Alabama Governor and segregationist, George Wallace, blocks the entry of two African American students at the Foster Auditorium in the University of Alabama.
    • The self-immolation of Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Đức in Vietnam is broadcast on television.
  • June 12, 1963:
    • American civil rights activist Medgar Evers is shot dead outside of his house in Jackson, Mississippi.
    • The movie "Cleopatra" is released.
  • June 17, 1963: The United States Supreme Court rules that reciting Bible verses in public schools should not be mandatory.
  • June 21, 1963: Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) becomes the new pope.
  • This date: June 25, 1963
  • June 30, 1963: 7 police officers and military personnel are killed by a car bomb in the Sicilian city of Palermo.
  • July 1, 1963:
    • ZIP codes are introduced in the United States.
    • Philby Defects: The British government officially admits that former intelligence officer Kim Philby had worked as a double agent for the Soviet Union.
  • July 12, 1963: Moors murders: 16-year-old Pauline Reade is murdered by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 25, 1963, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • 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 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 25, 1963 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in June 1963

In June 1963, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from June 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 Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip
Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Wagon Train
Wagon Train
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

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 June 1963

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

Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath
Mister Ed
Mister Ed

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
Toys

Toys in 1963

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

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

Were you born on June 25, 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 June 25, 1969, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 25.

George Orwell

George Orwell

Author Deceased
Born on June 25, 1903
He was not alive on this date.

Mary Beth Peil

Mary Beth Peil

Actress
Born on June 25, 1940
She turned 23 on this day in 1963.

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

Celebrity chef Deceased
Born on June 25, 1956
He turned 7 on this day in 1963.

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

Comedian / Actor
Born on June 25, 1961
He turned 2 on this day in 1963.

Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo

Former NBA player
Born on June 25, 1966
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Rain

Rain

South Korean singer
Born on June 25, 1982
He was born exactly 19 years after this date.

USA

US President

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on June 25, 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 June 25, 1963 was most likely conceived around October 2, 1962.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 25, 1963 is close to March 17, 1964.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about June 25, 1963:

  • 22,211 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,173 weeks have passed.
  • 1,919,030,400 seconds have passed since June 25, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,238,868,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 990,219,686,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 319,838,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 165,036,614 steps. That's roughly 73,350 miles.
  • 23,028,365 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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