The 13th of September, 1962, fell on a Thursday. Day 256 of 1962. Decade: 1960s.
57 years, 4 months and 12 days have passed since the 13th of September, 1962.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 13th of September, 1962:
Segregation: A court orders the University of Mississippi to admit an African-American student called James Meredith.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 13th of September, 1962:
United States: Sherry - Four Seasons
United Kingdom: She's Not You - 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 13th of September, 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 13th of September:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 13th of September, 1962.
20,953 days have passed since this date.
1,810,342,800 seconds have passed since the 13th of September, 1962.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,112,066,600 times.
Since the 13th of September, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 934,136,884,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 301,723,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 155,689,481 steps. That's about 69,195 miles!
Since this date, 21,724,114 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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