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November 18th, 1962.

November 18th, 1962, was a Sunday. It was day 322 of 1962. The decade was the 1960s.

58 years, 5 months and 20 days have passed since November 18th, 1962.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Born on November 18th, 1962.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Kirk Hammett: Guitarist.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 18th, 1962.

  • United States: Big Girls Don't Cry - Four Seasons
  • United Kingdom: Lovesick Blues - Frank Ifield

Take me back to November 18th, 1962!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 18th, 1962 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, Thanksgiven Day of 1962 is just around the corner. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Big Girls Don't Cry by Four Seasons is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield 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. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Jack Benny Program", "Wagon Train", "Perry Mason" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Mighty Mouse Playhouse", "The Flintstones" and "The Dick Tracy Show".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Etch A Sketch, Rock-a-Stack, Chatter Telephone and Tammy (doll).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 18th, 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.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 58 years, 5 months and 20 days have passed since November 18th, 1962.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 of 1962.
  • Leap Year: 1962 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 18th, 1962, will be 58 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1962 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 18th, 1962.

  • October 20th, 1962: The Sino-Indian War bar begins when China launches two separate attacks on Indian forces.
  • October 28th, 1962: Cuban Missile Crisis: Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev agrees to dismantle all Russian missiles based in Cuba.
  • This date: November 18th, 1962
  • December 11th, 1962: Convicted murdered Arthur Lucas becomes the last person to be executed in Canada.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 18th, 1962, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • 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 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 18th, 1962 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Hazel - Sitcom about a live-in maid called Hazel Burke.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on November 18th, 1962.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1962.

  • The Jetsons
  • Top Cat
  • Davey and Goliath
  • Mister Ed
  • The Dick Tracy Show
  • King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
  • The Bugs Bunny Show
  • The Flintstones
  • 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
  • The Rifleman
  • Leave It to Beaver
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1962.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1962.

  • Tammy (doll)
  • Chatter Telephone
  • Rock-a-Stack
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch
  • Astrobase
  • Troll doll
  • Crater Critters

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 18th of November.

  • November 18th, 1968: Owen Wilson (Actor) was born exactly 6 years after this date.
  • November 18th, 1975: Anthony McPartlin (Ant) (Television personality) was born exactly 13 years after this date.

US President.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on November 18th, 1962.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 18th, 1962.

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 18th, 1962 was most likely conceived around the 8th of February, 1962.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 18th, 1962 is close to the 28th of August, 1963.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 18th, 1962.

  • A total of 21,357 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,051 weeks have passed.
  • 1,845,241,200 seconds have passed since the November 18th, 1962.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,152,781,400 times.
  • Since November 18th, 1962, the earth has travelled approximately 952,144,459,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 307,540,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 158,690,743 steps. That's about 70,529 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,142,894 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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