The 1st of June, 1962, fell on a Friday. Day 152 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.
57 years, 7 months and 23 days have passed since the 1st of June, 1962.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 1st of June, 1962:
Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is executed.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of June, 1962:
United States: I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles
United Kingdom: Good Luck Charm - 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 the 1st of June, 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.
1962 FIFA World Cup
The 1962 FIFA World Cup takes place in Chile. The competition is won by Brazil after they defeat Czechoslovakia 3-1.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of June:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of June, 1962.
21,056 days have passed since this date.
1,819,242,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of June, 1962.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,122,449,000 times.
Since the 1st of June, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 938,728,872,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 303,207,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 156,454,812 steps. That's about 69,535 miles!
Since this date, 21,830,904 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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