The 18th of August, 1962, fell on a Saturday. Day 230 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of August, 1962:
United States: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - Neil Sedaka
United Kingdom: I Remember You - Frank Ifield
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 18th of August, 1962.
Pope John XXIII.
Pope John XXIII was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1962. During the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, he volunteered as a mediator between the two sides.
1962 in movies.
Movies released in 1962 included Lawrence of Arabia, The Longest Day, In Search of the Castaways, That Touch of Mink, Cape Fear, The Music Man, Mutiny on the Bounty, To Kill a Mockingbird, Hatari!, Gypsy, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and Bon Voyage!
1962 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1962 were dominated by the likes of Chubby Checker, Gene Chandler, Bruce Channel, The Shirelles, The Four Seasons, Ray Charles and Mr. Acker Bilk.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of August, 1962.
20,906 days have passed since this date.
1,806,282,000 seconds have passed since the 18th of August, 1962.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,107,329,000 times.
Since the 18th of August, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 932,041,512,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 301,047,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 155,340,252 steps. That's about 69,040 miles!
Since this date, 21,675,384 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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