November 23rd, 1963

November 23rd, 1963, fell on a Saturday. It was day 327 of 1963. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 7 months and 17 days have passed since November 23rd, 1963.


On This Date

Events that occurred on November 23rd, 1963:

  • The first episode of Doctor Who is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 23rd, 1963:

  • United States: I'm Leaving It Up To You - Dale & Grace
  • United Kingdom: You'll Never Walk Alone - Gerry & Pacemakers

Take Me Back!

The date is November 23rd, 1963 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, Thanksgiven Day of 1963 is just around the corner.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song I'm Leaving It Up To You by Dale & Grace is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, You'll Never Walk Alone by Gerry & Pacemakers is the number one hit song.

Lyndon Baines Johnson 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. The comedy film "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" is currently being shown in movie theaters.

US President John F. Kennedy has just been assassinated in Dallas, Texas. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Danny Thomas Show", "Perry Mason", "Bonanza" and "Danger Man". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "My Three Sons", "The Flintstones", "Davey and Goliath" and "The Patty Duke Show".

Popular toys include the likes of "Astrobase", "Etch A Sketch", "Rock-a-Stack" and "Big Loo".


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 November 23rd, 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.

  • Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

    On Friday, the 22nd of November, 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by a lone gunman called Lee Harvey Oswald as he was travelling by motorcade through Dallas, Texas. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as president later that day. Kennedy's funeral took place three days later, on the 25th of November, 1963.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 56 years, 7 months and 17 days have passed since November 23rd, 1963.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 1963.
  • Leap Year: 1963 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 23rd, 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 November 23rd, 1963:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 23rd, 1963, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1963 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 23rd, 1963 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

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 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 23rd of November:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of November:

  • Labor Thanksgiving Day (Japan)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on November 23rd, 1963.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 23rd, 1963 was probably conceived around the 13th of February, 1963. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 23rd, 1963 is the 1st of September, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 23rd, 1963.

  • 20,685 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,787,180,400 seconds have passed since the November 23rd, 1963.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,085,043,800 times.
  • Since November 23rd, 1963, earth has travelled approximately 922,185,086,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,863,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,697,514 steps. That's about 68,310 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,446,165 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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