September 24th, 1962, fell on a Monday. It was day 267 of 1962. The decade was the 1960s.
58 years, 3 months and 26 days have passed since September 24th, 1962.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 24th, 1962:
United States: Sherry - Four Seasons
United Kingdom: She's Not You - Elvis Presley
Take Me Back!
The date is September 24th, 1962 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.
The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. In America, the song Sherry by Four Seasons is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, She's Not You by Elvis Presley is the number one hit song.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy is currently the President of the United States and Harold Macmillan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Because it's 1962, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as Ray Charles, The Four Seasons, Elvis Presley, Chubby Checker, Bobby Vinton and Shelley Fabares. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Danny Thomas Show", "Bonanza", "Danger Man" and "Route 66".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Leave It to Beaver", "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends", "Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse" and "King Leonardo and His Short Subjects". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Astrobase", "Rock-a-Stack", "Chatter Telephone" and "Tammy (doll)".
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 September 24th, 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.
Who were the best football players 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.
Who were the best NBA players in 1962?
In 1962, the best NBA players were Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Bob Pettit, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
Basic facts and information about this date:
58 years, 3 months and 26 days have passed since September 24th, 1962.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 39 of 1962.
Leap Year: 1962 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on September 24th, 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 September 24th, 1962:
September 13th, 1962: Segregation: A court orders the University of Mississippi to admit an African-American student called James Meredith.
October 14th, 1962: The Cuban Missile Crisis begins when the Soviet Union deploys ballistic missiles in Cuba.
October 20th, 1962: The Sino-Indian War bar begins when China launches two separate attacks on Indian forces.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 24th, 1962, will have the star sign Libra.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1962 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
Native American Zodiac: September 24th, 1962 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Route 66 - Adventure crime drama.
The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
The Untouchables - American crime drama.
The Twilight Zone - TV series about disturbing or unusual events.
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - American sitcom about a teenager who strives for beautiful women, fancy cars and money.
Bonanza - American Western series.
Rawhide - American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
77 Sunset Strip - Private detective drama series.
Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
Wagon Train - American western series.
Have Gun - Will Travel - American western series.
1962 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1962.
Davey and Goliath
The Dick Tracy Show
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
The Bugs Bunny Show
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
Leave It to Beaver
1962 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1962:
Etch A Sketch
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of September:
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of September:
Republic Day in Trinidad and Tobago
Who was the US President on September 24th, 1962?
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 24th, 1962?
Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on September 24th, 1962 was probably conceived around the 15th of December, 1961. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 24th, 1962 is the 4th of July, 1963. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about September 24th, 1962.
21,303 days have passed since this date.
1,840,582,800 seconds have passed since the September 24th, 1962.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,147,346,600 times.
Since September 24th, 1962, earth has travelled approximately 949,740,724,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 306,763,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 158,290,121 steps. That's about 70,351 miles!
Since this date, 22,086,994 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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