The 28th of August, 1963, fell on a Wednesday. Day 240 of 1963. Decade: 1960s.
56 years, 4 months and 29 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
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.
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 28th of August:
28th of August, 2016: "Formation" by Beyonce wins Video of the Year at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of August, 1963.
20,603 days have passed since this date.
1,780,102,800 seconds have passed since the 28th of August, 1963.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,076,786,600 times.
Since the 28th of August, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 918,533,044,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 296,683,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,088,841 steps. That's about 68,039 miles!
Since this date, 21,361,234 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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