The 19th of October, 1962, fell on a Friday. Day 292 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Evander Holyfield: Boxer.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 19th 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 19th 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 19th of October:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 19th of October, 1962.
20,850 days have passed since this date.
1,801,443,600 seconds have passed since the 19th of October, 1962.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,101,684,200 times.
Since the 19th of October, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 929,544,897,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 300,240,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 154,924,150 steps. That's about 68,855 miles!
Since this date, 21,617,323 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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