March 2nd, 1962

March 2nd, 1962, fell on a Friday. Day 61 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.

58 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since March 2nd, 1962.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Jon Bon Jovi: Singer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 2nd, 1962:

  • United States: Duke Of Earl - Gene Chandler
  • United Kingdom: Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-a-hula Baby - Elvis Presley

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 March 2nd, 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.

  • Sammy Davis Jr. - "What Kind of Fool Am I?"

    "What Kind of Fool Am I?" by Sammy Davis Jr. would go on to win a Grammy for 1962's Song of the Year.

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    "Lawrence of Arabia" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1962.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 58 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since March 2nd, 1962.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 1962.
  • Leap Year: 1962 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 2nd, 1962, will be 58 years of age.
  • People born in 1962 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 2nd, 1962:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 2nd, 1962, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1962 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 2nd, 1962 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

1962 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1962.

"Top Cat" - "Davey and Goliath" - "Mister Ed" - "The Dick Tracy Show" - "King Leonardo and His Short Subjects" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "The Flintstones" - "My Three Sons" - "Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse" - "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" - "Dennis the Menace" - "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" - "The Rifleman" - "Leave It to Beaver" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1962 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1962:

  • Tammy (doll)
  • Chatter Telephone
  • Rock-a-Stack
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch
  • Astrobase
  • Troll doll
  • Crater Critters

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on March 2nd, 1962.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 2nd, 1962 was probably conceived around the 23rd of May, 1961. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 2nd, 1962 is the 10th of December, 1962. (Rough Estimate).

2nd of March

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of March:

  • March 2nd, 1990: The Hunt for Red October (1990) is released.
  • March 2nd, 2000: WWF SmackDown! is released for the PlayStation.
  • March 2nd, 2004: Football: Arjen Robben signs for Chelsea.
  • March 2nd, 2007: The film Zodiac (2007) is released.
  • March 2nd, 2010: The game "Battlefield: Bad Company 2" is released.
  • March 2nd, 2014: The 86th Academy Awards are held. Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor for his role as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. Cate Blanchett wins Best Actress for her role as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in Blue Jasmine
  • March 2nd, 2015: Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is arrested on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.
  • March 2nd, 2016: Soccer player Adam Johnson is found guilty of sexual activity with a child.
  • March 2nd, 2020: A tornado outbreak kills 25 people in Tennessee.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 2nd, 1962.

  • 21,279 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,838,502,000 seconds have passed since the March 2nd, 1962.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,144,919,000 times.
  • Since March 2nd, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 948,667,032,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 306,417,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 158,111,172 steps. That's about 70,272 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,062,024 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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