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March 25, 1962

March 25, 1962, was a Sunday. It was the 84th day of 1962. The decade was the swinging sixties.

61 years, 11 months, and 7 days have passed since March 25, 1962.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

Birthdays

Born on March 25, 1962

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Popular songs

On March 25, 1962, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Hey Baby" by Bruce Channel
  • United Kingdom: "Wonderful Land" by The Shadows

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 25, 1962

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel
  • Don't Break The Heart That Loves You - Connie Francis
  • Midnight In Moscow - Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
  • Let Me In - The Sensations
  • Duke Of Earl - Gene Chandler
Play the top singles from 1962
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1962. Take a trip back to the days of Elvis Presley, Chubby Checker, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Frank Ifield and The Tornados.
Lover Come Back

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Lover Come Back".

Facts

This date occurred 22,622 days ago. Approximately 754 months have passed. It was the 84th day of 1962, in week 12. The decade was the swinging sixties. Daylight saving time (DST) started in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the European Union on March 25, 1962, as the clocks went forward by one hour. People who were born on March 25, 1962, are now 61 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 251 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to March 25, 1962

Let's go back to the swinging sixties.

The date is March 25, 1962, and it's a Sunday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Aries. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the week ahead.

Spring has arrived, and the days are starting to get longer. In America, the song "Hey Baby" by Bruce Channel is at the top of the singles charts, while "Wonderful Land" by The Shadows is the number-one song in the UK. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is the President of the United States, and the movie Lover Come Back is at the top of the box office.

Harold Macmillan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Have Gun - Will Travel", "The Untouchables", "Hazel", and "Steptoe and Son". In fashion, many of the trends from the late 1950s are still popular. Women are wearing tailored skirts, short boxy jackets and shift dresses. Trousers are also becoming popular amongst women. Meanwhile, men are wearing polo shirts, argyle socks, sweater vests, loafers and harrington jackets.

Because it's 1962, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as Ray Charles, The Four Seasons, Elvis Presley, Chubby Checker, Bobby Vinton and Shelley Fabares. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Marilyn Monroe, Robert Frost, Ernie Davis, and John F. Kennedy would all still be alive. Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Gumby Show", "Captain Pugwash", "The Flintstones", and "Davey and Goliath".

Children are playing with toys such as Fisher Price Little People, Troll doll, Astrobase, and Chatter Telephone.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 25, 1962.

  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1962?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1962?

    In 1962, the best NBA players were Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Bob Pettit, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
  • Who were the best football players?

    Who were the best football players?

    In 1962, the best soccer players were Pelé, Josef Masopust, Eusébio, Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, Dragoslav Šekularac, Jef Jurion, Gianni Rivera, Jimmy Greaves, John Charles, Milan Galić and János Göröcs.
  • Lawrence of Arabia.

    Lawrence of Arabia

    "Lawrence of Arabia" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1962.
  • Sammy Davis Jr. - "What Kind of Fool Am I?"

    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.
  • 1962 in music.

    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.
  • 1962 in movies.

    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!
  • Pope John XXIII.

    Pope John XXIII

    Pope John XXIII was named Time Person of the Year in 1962 after he volunteered as a mediator during the Cuban missile crisis.
  • The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War.

    The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War

    The United States was slowly escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War. In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy ordered helicopters and 400 Green Berets into South Vietnam. Covert operations against the communist forces in the north were also authorized. By 1963, the number of US military personnel in the country had grown to 10,000.
  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.
  • Greasers.

    Greasers

    A youth subculture called "greasers" emerged during the 1950s and early 1960s. The style included greased-back hairstyles, work pants, and denim or leather jackets.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around March 25, 1962.

  • March 1, 1962:
    • 95 people lose their lives after American Airlines Flight 1 crashes into Jamaica Bay in New York shortly after takeoff.
    • The first ever Kmart discount store is opened in Garden City, Michigan.
  • March 2, 1962: Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points in an NBA game against the New York Knicks.
  • March 16, 1962: 107 US Army personnel lose their lives after their aircraft vanishes over the Pacific Ocean.
  • March 18, 1962: The Algerian War ends after France and Algeria come to an agreement.
  • March 19, 1962: American singer Bob Dylan releases his self-titled debut studio album.
  • March 21, 1962: Taco Bell is founded in Downey, California.
  • This date: March 25, 1962
  • March 29, 1962: Argentina's president Arturo Frondizi is overthrown during a military coup.
  • March 30, 1962: The final episode of the American talk show "Tonight Starring Jack Paar" is aired.
  • April 10, 1962: Ex-Beatles member Stuart Sutcliffe dies of an aneurysm.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 25, 1962, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1962 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 25, 1962 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in March 1962

In March 1962, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from March 1962.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
Route 66
Route 66
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
The Untouchables
The Untouchables
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip
Maverick
Maverick
Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Wagon Train
Wagon Train
Have Gun - Will Travel
Have Gun - Will Travel
Tonight Starring Jack Paar
Tonight Starring Jack Paar
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
The Danny Thomas Show
The Danny Thomas Show
The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program
What's My Line?
What's My Line?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show

Cars in 1962

1962 saw the introduction of cars such as the Buick Wildcat, the Ford Cortina, the Mitsubishi Colt, the Pontiac LeMans, the Dodge Custom 880, and the Plymouth Fury (3rd generation).

Cars in 1962.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in March 1962

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath
Mister Ed
Mister Ed

King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Flintstones
The Flintstones
My Three Sons
My Three Sons
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
Dennis the Menace
Dennis the Menace
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy
Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy
Noggin the Nog
Noggin the Nog
Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown
Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown
The Rifleman
The Rifleman
The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole
The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole
Leave It to Beaver
Leave It to Beaver
Captain Pugwash
Captain Pugwash
Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle
The Gumby Show
The Gumby Show
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo
Lassie
Lassie
Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
Toys

Toys in 1962

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Tammy (doll)
Tammy (doll)
Chatter Telephone
Chatter Telephone
Rock-a-Stack
Rock-a-Stack
Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)
Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch
Astrobase
Astrobase
Troll doll
Troll doll
Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars
Barbie
Barbie
Playpal dolls
Playpal dolls
Crater Critters
Crater Critters
Fisher Price Little People
Fisher Price Little People
The Hula Hoop
The Hula Hoop
Metal House robots
Metal House robots
The Frisbee
The Frisbee
Wooly Willy
Wooly Willy
BAS-KET Miniature Basketball
BAS-KET Miniature Basketball

Were you born on March 25, 1962?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1962.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 25, 1968, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 25.

Roberts Blossom

Roberts Blossom

Actor Deceased
Born on March 25, 1924
He turned 38 on this day in 1962.

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

Singer Deceased
Born on March 25, 1942
She turned 20 on this day in 1962.

Elton John

Elton John

Singer
Born on March 25, 1947
He turned 15 on this day in 1962.

Brenda Strong

Brenda Strong

Actress
Born on March 25, 1960
She turned 2 on this day in 1962.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress
Born on March 25, 1965
She was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Phil O'Donnell

Phil O'Donnell

Scottish footballer Deceased
Born on March 25, 1972
He was born exactly 10 years after this date.

Lark Voorhies

Lark Voorhies

Actress
Born on March 25, 1974
She was born exactly 12 years after this date.

Melanie Blatt

Melanie Blatt

All Saints
Born on March 25, 1975
She was born exactly 13 years after this date.

Jadon Sancho

Jadon Sancho

Soccer player
Born on March 25, 2000
He was born exactly 38 years after this date.

USA

US President

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on March 25, 1962.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 25, 1962 was most likely conceived around July 2, 1961.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 25, 1962 is close to December 16, 1962.

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Stats for March 25, 1962

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about March 25, 1962:

  • 22,622 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,231 weeks have passed.
  • 1,954,544,400 seconds have passed since March 25, 1962.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,280,301,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,008,544,910,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 325,757,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 168,090,818 steps. That's roughly 74,707 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,454,533 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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