#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Saturday 31 August 1963

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carin Hjulström-Livh and Egyptian Lover. In that special week of August people in US were listening to My Boyfriend's Back by The Angels. In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Stray Dog, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ready, Steady, Go!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1963 or at August 31 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 31 August 1963 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Ready, Steady, Go!

Starring: Sandy Sarjeant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vacation Playhouse

Written by: Richard Michaels

Starring: Soupy Sales, Darryl Hickman, Wallace Ford, Marvin Kaplan

Country: United States

Die fünfte Kolonne

Starring: Reinhard Glemnitz, Carl Lange, Thomas Braut, Alexander Hegarth

Curd Jürgens erzählt...

Starring: Curd Jürgens

Meine Frau Susanne

Starring: Heidelinde Weis, Claus Biederstaedt, Edith Hancke, Kurt Weitkamp

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Stray Dog

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji

Country: United States

More info

The Haunted Palace

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

More info

A Ticklish Affair

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Shirley Jones, Gig Young, Red Buttons

Country: United States

Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Peter Brook

Starring: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards

Country: United States

More info

Siege of the Saxons

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Janette Scott, Ronald Lewis, Ronald Howard

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 31 August 1963!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 31 August
Famous Deaths:
  • George F Broque: cubist painter, dies at age 81 in Paris, France.
  • Georges Braque: French painter, the founder of Cubism who is considered one of the creators of modern art along with Picasso.
Facts:
  • Hot line between Moscow-Washington, DC installed
  • Sarawak, North Borneo and Singapore achieve technical independence pending accession to the Federation of Malaysia

Where were your ancestors 100 years before 31 August 1963

Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.

Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.

Request a free consultation

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 31 August 1963 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1963?

  • Life: Paris fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Roy Wilkins -- Aug. 30, 1963
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7834

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Shoes of the Fisherman

By: Morris L. West

A Russian - and the youngest cardinal of all - is elected as the new pope. This is the story of Kiril Lakota, a cardinal who reluctantly steps out from behind the Iron Curtain to lead the Catholic Church and ...

More info

The Group

By: Mary McCarth

More info

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: The two long pieces in this book originally came out in The New Yorker ? RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS in 1955, SEYMOUR ? An Introduction in 1959.

More info

Caravans

By: James A. Michener

First published in 1963, James A. Michener’s gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military man tasked, in the years after ...

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 31 August 1963 is such a special date for you!