The 10th of May, 1962, fell on a Thursday. Day 130 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.
57 years, 8 months and 16 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.
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.
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.
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.
Lawrence of Arabia
"Lawrence of Arabia" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1962.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 10th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 10th of May, 1962.
21,078 days have passed since this date.
1,821,142,800 seconds have passed since the 10th of May, 1962.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,124,666,600 times.
Since the 10th of May, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 939,709,684,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 303,523,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 156,618,281 steps. That's about 69,608 miles!
Since this date, 21,853,714 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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