September 15th, 1963

September 15th, 1963, fell on a Sunday. It was day 258 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 10 months and 0 days have passed since September 15th, 1963.


On This Date

Events that occurred on September 15th, 1963:

  • Four children are killed after the KKK plants dynamite sticks at an African-American baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 15th, 1963:

  • United States: My Boyfriend's Back - Angels
  • United Kingdom: She Loves You - The Beatles

Take Me Back!

The date is September 15th, 1963 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. In America, the song My Boyfriend's Back by Angels is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, She Loves You by The Beatles 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 "77 Sunset Strip", "Bonanza", "The Twilight Zone" and "The Andy Griffith Show".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Dennis the Menace", "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" and "My Three Sons". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Troll doll", "Astrobase", "Rock-a-Stack" and "Mouse Trap".


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 September 15th, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 56 years, 10 months and 0 days have passed since September 15th, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 15th, 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 September 15th, 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 September 15th, 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: September 15th, 1963 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

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.

"The Mighty Hercules" - "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 15th of September:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on September 15th, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 15th, 1963 was probably conceived around the 6th of December, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 15th, 1963 is the 24th of June, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about September 15th, 1963.

  • 20,758 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,793,491,200 seconds have passed since the September 15th, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,092,406,400 times.
  • Since September 15th, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 925,441,459,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 298,915,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 154,240,243 steps. That's about 68,551 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,521,894 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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