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November 3, 1962

November 3, 1962, was a Saturday. It was 61 years, 5 months, and 10 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Birthdays

Born on November 3, 1962

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 3, 1962:

  • United States: "He's A Rebel" by The Crystals
  • United Kingdom: "Telstar" by The Tornados

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 3, 1962

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • He's A Rebel - The Crystals
  • Only Love Can Break A Heart - Gene Pitney
  • Do You Love Me - The Contours
  • Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers
  • All Alone Am I - Brenda Lee
Play the top singles from 1962
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1962. Take a trip back to the days of Elvis Presley, Chubby Checker, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Frank Ifield and The Tornados.
The Longest Day

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The Longest Day" was at the top of the box office on November 3, 1962.

Facts

This date occurred 22,443 days ago. Approximately 748 months have passed. It was the 307th day of 1962, in week 44. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on November 3, 1962, are now 61 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. The Earth has experienced 249 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to November 3, 1962

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is November 3, 1962, and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. People are currently enjoying their weekend.

Halloween has just come and passed. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song "He's A Rebel" by The Crystals is at the top of the singles charts, while "Telstar" by The Tornados is the number-one song in the UK.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy is the President of the United States, and the movie The Longest Day is at the top of the box office. Harold Macmillan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "The Jack Benny Program", "77 Sunset Strip", and "The Andy Griffith Show".

In fashion, many of the trends from the late 1950s are still popular. Women are wearing tailored skirts, short boxy jackets and shift dresses. Trousers are also becoming popular amongst women. Meanwhile, men are wearing polo shirts, argyle socks, sweater vests, loafers and harrington jackets. 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Robert Frost, Ernie Davis, and John F. Kennedy would all still be alive.

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Heckle and Jeckle", "Captain Pugwash", "Dennis the Menace", and "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends". Children are playing with toys such as BAS-KET Miniature Basketball, the Frisbee, Troll doll, and Ken (doll).

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 3, 1962.

  • The Boston Strangler is on the loose.

    The Boston Strangler is on the loose

    An unknown serial killer was murdering single women in the Boston area. The press nicknamed him the "Boston Strangler" and the "Phantom Fiend" due to his ability to get into women's apartments without any signs of forced entry. Between June 1962 and January 1964, 13 women were murdered. Later, the crimes were attributed to a criminal named Albert DeSalvo.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1962?

    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.
  • Who were the best football players?

    Who were the best football players?

    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.
  • Lawrence of Arabia.

    Lawrence of Arabia

    "Lawrence of Arabia" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1962.
  • Sammy Davis Jr. - "What Kind of Fool Am I?"

    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.
  • 1962 in music.

    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 in movies.

    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!
  • Pope John XXIII.

    Pope John XXIII

    Pope John XXIII was named Time Person of the Year in 1962 after he volunteered as a mediator during the Cuban missile crisis.
  • The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War.

    The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War

    The United States was slowly escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War. In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy ordered helicopters and 400 Green Berets into South Vietnam. Covert operations against the communist forces in the north were also authorized. By 1963, the number of US military personnel in the country had grown to 10,000.
  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.
  • Greasers.

    Greasers

    A youth subculture called "greasers" emerged during the 1950s and early 1960s. The style included greased-back hairstyles, work pants, and denim or leather jackets.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around November 3, 1962.

  • October 5, 1962: The Beatles release their debut single "Love Me Do".
  • October 14, 1962: The Cuban Missile Crisis begins when the Soviet Union deploys ballistic missiles in Cuba.
  • October 16, 1962: Baseball: The New York Yankees defeat the San Francisco Giants by 4-3 to win the 1962 World Series.
  • October 20, 1962: The Sino-Indian War begins when China launches two separate attacks on Indian forces.
  • October 22, 1962: US President John F. Kennedy announces to the public that they have discovered Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.
  • October 28, 1962: Cuban Missile Crisis: Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev agrees to dismantle all Russian missiles based in Cuba.
  • This date: November 3, 1962
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 3, 1962, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1962 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 3, 1962 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in November 1962

Television shows that people were watching in November 1962:

TV shows from November 1962.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
Route 66
Route 66
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
The Untouchables
The Untouchables
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip
Perry Mason
Perry Mason

Cars in 1962

1962 saw the introduction of cars such as the Buick Wildcat, the Ford Cortina, the Mitsubishi Colt, the Pontiac LeMans, the Dodge Custom 880, and the Plymouth Fury (3rd generation).

Cars in 1962.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in November 1962

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

The Jetsons
The Jetsons
Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath

Mister Ed
Mister Ed
The Dick Tracy Show
The Dick Tracy Show
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Flintstones
The Flintstones
My Three Sons
My Three Sons
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
Toys

Toys in 1962

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Tammy (doll)
Tammy (doll)
Chatter Telephone
Chatter Telephone
Rock-a-Stack
Rock-a-Stack
Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)
Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch
Astrobase
Astrobase
Troll doll
Troll doll
Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars
Barbie
Barbie
Playpal dolls
Playpal dolls
Crater Critters
Crater Critters

Were you born on November 3, 1962?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1962.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out November 3, 1968, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on November 3.

Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson

Actor Deceased
Born on November 3, 1921
He turned 41 on this day in 1962.

Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes

Former boxer
Born on November 3, 1949
He turned 13 on this day in 1962.

Ian Wright

Ian Wright

Soccer player
Born on November 3, 1963
He was born exactly one year after this date.

Greg Plitt

Greg Plitt

American fitness model Deceased
Born on November 3, 1977
He was born exactly 15 years after this date.

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner

Model / socialite
Born on November 3, 1995
She was born exactly 33 years after this date.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on November 3:

USA

US President

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on November 3, 1962.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 3, 1962 was most likely conceived around February 10, 1962.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 3, 1962 is close to July 27, 1963.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about November 3, 1962:

  • 22,443 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,206 weeks have passed.
  • 1,939,071,600 seconds have passed since November 3, 1962.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,262,250,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,000,560,945,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 323,178,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 166,760,158 steps. That's roughly 74,116 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,268,859 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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