The 9th of August, 1963, fell on a Friday. Day 221 of 1963. Decade: 1960s.
56 years, 6 months and 8 days have passed since the 9th of August, 1963.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Whitney Houston: Singer.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th of August, 1963:
United States: Fingertips - Little Stevie Wonder
United Kingdom: Sweets For My Sweet - Searchers
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 the 9th of August, 1963.
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.
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.
The movie "Tom Jones" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1963.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of August, 1963.
20,646 days have passed since this date.
1,783,818,000 seconds have passed since the 9th of August, 1963.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,081,121,000 times.
Since the 9th of August, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 920,450,088,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,303,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,408,348 steps. That's about 68,181 miles!
Since this date, 21,405,816 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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