July 31st, 1963

July 31st, 1963, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 212 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.

57 years, 0 months and 13 days have passed since July 31st, 1963.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 31st, 1963:

  • United States: So Much In Love - Tymes
  • United Kingdom: The Devil In Disguise - Elvis Presley

Take Me Back!

The date is July 31st, 1963 and it's a Wednesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song So Much In Love by Tymes is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, The Devil In Disguise by Elvis Presley 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 "Perry Mason", "Rawhide", "The Twilight Zone" and "Route 66". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Rifleman", "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends", "My Three Sons" and "Mister Ed". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Astrobase", "Ken (doll)", "Rock-a-Stack" 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 July 31st, 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, 0 months and 13 days have passed since July 31st, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 31st, 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 July 31st, 1963:

  • August 28th, 1963: Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 31st, 1963, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 31st, 1963 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

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 31st of July:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on July 31st, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 31st, 1963 was probably conceived around the 21st of October, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 31st, 1963 is the 9th of May, 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 July 31st, 1963.

  • 20,833 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,799,971,200 seconds have passed since the July 31st, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,099,966,400 times.
  • Since July 31st, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 928,785,139,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 299,995,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 154,797,523 steps. That's about 68,799 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,599,654 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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