May 19th, 1962, was a Saturday. It was day 139 of 1962. The decade was the 1960s.
58 years, 11 months and 22 days have passed since May 19th, 1962.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
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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.
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!
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.
"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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1962.
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.
In 1962, the best NBA players were Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Bob Pettit, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on May 19th, 1962.
Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 19th, 1962.
Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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