The 14th of October, 1962, fell on a Sunday. Day 287 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.
57 years, 3 months and 7 days have passed since the 14th of October, 1962.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 14th of October, 1962:
The Cuban Missile Crisis begins when the Soviet Union deploys ballistic missiles in Cuba.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 14th of October, 1962:
United States: Sherry - Four Seasons
United Kingdom: Telstar - Tornados
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 14th of October, 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.
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred during this period when Soviet cruise missiles were deployed in Cuba. This led to a 13 day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. During the crisis, there were growing concerns that it could escalate into a global nuclear war.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 14th of October:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 14th of October, 1962.
20,916 days have passed since this date.
1,807,146,000 seconds have passed since the 14th of October, 1962.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,108,337,000 times.
Since the 14th of October, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 932,487,336,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 301,191,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 155,414,556 steps. That's about 69,073 miles!
Since this date, 21,685,752 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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