October 31st, 1963

October 31st, 1963, fell on a Thursday. Day 304 of 1963. Decade: 1960s.

56 years, 7 months and 4 days have passed since October 31st, 1963.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 31st, 1963:

  • 74 people are killed by a gas explosion at the Indiana State Fair Coliseum in Indianapolis, USA.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Rob Schneider: Actor.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Sugar Shack - Jimmy Gilmer & Fireballs
  • United Kingdom: You'll Never Walk Alone - Gerry & Pacemakers

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 October 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:

  • 56 years, 7 months and 4 days have passed since October 31st, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 31st, 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 October 31st, 1963:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 31st, 1963, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 31st, 1963 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

1963 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1963.

"The Patty Duke Show" - "The Mighty Hercules" - "Davey and Goliath" - "Mister Ed" - "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:

  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Big Loo
  • 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 October:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of October:

  • Halloween
  • Reformation Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 31st, 1963 was probably conceived around the 21st of January, 1963. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 31st, 1963 is the 9th of August, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

31st of October

Events that have occurred on the 31st of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 31st, 1963.

  • 20,672 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,786,057,200 seconds have passed since the October 31st, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,083,733,400 times.
  • Since October 31st, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 921,605,515,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,676,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,600,919 steps. That's about 68,267 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,432,686 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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