14th of October, 1962

The 14th of October, 1962, fell on a Sunday. Day 287 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.


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.


Music Singles

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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 14th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 57 years, 0 months and 30 days have passed since the 14th of October, 1962.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1962.
  • Leap Year: 1962 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 14th of October, 1962, will be 57 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 14th of October, 1962:

  • 20th of October, 1962: The Sino-Indian War bar begins when China launches two separate attacks on Indian forces.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 14th of October, 1962, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1962 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 14th of October, 1962 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 14th of October, 1962.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 14th of October, 1962 was probably conceived around the 4th of January, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 14th of October, 1962 is the 24th of July, 1963. (Rough Estimate).

14th of October

Events that have occurred on the 14th of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 14th of October, 1962.

  • 20,849 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,801,357,200 seconds have passed since the 14th of October, 1962.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,101,583,400 times.
  • Since the 14th of October, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 929,500,315,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 300,226,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 154,916,719 steps. That's about 68,852 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,616,286 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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