10th of May, 1962

The 10th of May, 1962, fell on a Thursday. Day 130 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.

58 years, 0 months and 21 days have passed since the 10th of May, 1962.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 10th of May, 1962:

  • The first issue of The Incredible Hulk is published.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 10th of May, 1962:

  • United States: Soldier Boy - Shirelles
  • United Kingdom: Wonderful Land - Shadows

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 10th of May, 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, 0 months and 21 days have passed since the 10th of May, 1962.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1962.
  • Leap Year: 1962 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 10th of May, 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 the 10th of May, 1962:

  • 10th of April, 1962: Ex-Beatles member Stuart Sutcliffe dies of an aneurysm.
  • 2nd of May, 1962: Football: Portuguese side Benfica win the European Cup after they defeat Real Madrid 5-3 at the Olympisch Stadion in Amsterdam.
  • 5th of May, 1962: FA Cup Final 1962: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Burnley 3-1.
  • 1st of June, 1962: Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is executed.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 10th of May, 1962, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1962 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 10th of May, 1962 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 10th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 10th of May, 1962.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 10th of May, 1962 was probably conceived around the 31st of July, 1961. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 10th of May, 1962 is the 17th of February, 1963. (Rough Estimate).

10th of May

Events that have occurred on the 10th of May:

  • 10th of May, 1940: Germany invades France.
  • 10th of May, 1994: Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first black president.
  • 10th of May, 1994: Serial killer John Wayne Gacy is executed by lethal injection.
  • 10th of May, 1973: The New York Knicks win the 1973 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1.
  • 10th of May, 1978: Football: Liverpool win the European Cup after defeating Club Brugge 1-0.
  • 10th of May, 1980: FA Cup 1980: West Ham win the FA Cup after a goal from Trevor Brooking helps them secure 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 10th of May, 1986: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after they defeat Everton 3-1.
  • 10th of May, 1993: UB40 release the song "Can't Help Falling in Love".
  • 10th of May, 1996: The film Twister (1996) is released in cinemas.
  • 10th of May, 2002: FBI agent Robert Hanssen is sentenced to fifteen consecutive life sentences in prison for espionage.
  • 10th of May, 2002: Unfaithful (2002), starring Richard Gere, is released in cinemas.
  • 10th of May, 2007: UK Prime Minister Tony Blair announces that he will resign.
  • 10th of May, 2010: UK politics: Gordon Brown announces that he will be stepping down as Labour Leader.
  • 10th of May, 2016: Irish politics: Joan Burton steps down as Labour Party leader.
  • 10th of May, 2019: The Jeremy Kyle Show is cancelled.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 10th of May, 1962.

  • 21,206 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,832,198,400 seconds have passed since the 10th of May, 1962.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,137,564,800 times.
  • Since the 10th of May, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 945,414,374,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 305,366,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 157,569,062 steps. That's about 70,031 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,986,381 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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