Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 16th of October, 1962 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
Age: Anyone born on the 16th of October, 1962, will be 56 years of age.
American Format: 10-16-1962 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1962-10-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19621016" are easier to sort.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of October, 1962:
United States: Monster Mash - Bobby Boris Pickett & Crypt Kickers
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 16th of October, 1962.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 16th of October, 1962.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 16th of October, 1962 was probably conceived around the 6th of January, 1962. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of October, 1962 is the 26th of July, 1963. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
14th of October, 1962: The Cuban Missile Crisis begins when the Soviet Union deploys ballistic missiles in Cuba.
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of October:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of October, 1962. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of October, 1962.
20,553 days have passed since this date.
1,775,782,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of October, 1962.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,071,746,600 times.
Since the 16th of October, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 916,303,924,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 295,963,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 152,717,321 steps. That's about 67,874 miles!
Since this date, 21,309,394 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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