28th of August, 1963

The 28th of August, 1963, fell on a Wednesday. Day 240 of 1963. Decade: 1960s.

56 years, 7 months and 13 days have passed since the 28th of August, 1963.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 28th of August, 1963:

  • Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th of August, 1963:

  • United States: My Boyfriend's Back - Angels
  • United Kingdom: Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer & Dakota's

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 28th of August, 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:

  • 56 years, 7 months and 13 days have passed since the 28th of August, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 28th of August, 1963, will be 56 years of age.
  • People born in 1963 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 28th of August, 1963:

  • 15th of September, 1963: Four children are killed after the KKK plants dynamite sticks at an African-American baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 28th of August, 1963, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 28th of August, 1963 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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 28th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 28th of August, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 28th of August, 1963 was probably conceived around the 18th of November, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of August, 1963 is the 6th of June, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

28th of August

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of August, 1963.

  • 20,680 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,786,752,000 seconds have passed since the 28th of August, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,084,544,000 times.
  • Since the 28th of August, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 921,964,032,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,792,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,660,672 steps. That's about 68,294 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,441,024 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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