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What day of the week was October 01, 1962?


October 01, 1962 was a Monday and it was the 274th day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 01, 1962 can also be written as 10/1/1962 in the US and as 1/10/1962 in UK and Europe.

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October 01, 1962: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 01, 1962:

  • Barbra streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with columbia)
  • James meredith became 1st black at university of mississippi
  • Lucy show premieres
  • San francisco beat the dodgers, 8-0 in 1st of best-of-3 nl playoff
  • Un gives netherlands control of new-guinea
  • Wedh tv channel 24 in hartford, ct (pbs) begins broadcasting
  • Us national radio astronomy observatory gets a 300-foot (91-metre) radio telescope.
  • Brian epstein signs a contract to manage the beatles through 1977.
  • Johnny carson begins a 30-year run as the host of the tonight show starring johnny carson at nbc.
  • First broadcast of the tonight show starring johnny carson
  • James meredith enters the university of mississippi, defying racial segregation rules.

October 01, 1962: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 01, 1962: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 1st is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 01, 1962: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 01, 1962 is Tiger and the associated element is Water.

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October 01, 1962: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 01, 1962 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 01, 1962 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 01, 1962 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 15% full, rising at 09:17 am and setting at 08:56 pm.

The previous full moon was on Sep 14, 1962 while the next full moon would come on Oct 13, 1962.

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Who was born on October 01, 1962?


Famous people born on October 01, 1962:

  • Hakeem Kae-Kazim
    Hakeem Kae-Kazim

    Nigerian-born actor known for his roles in various films and TV series.

  • Esai Morales
    Esai Morales

    American actor makes his new york stage debut at 17.

  • Mitch Lowe

    Co-founder of Netflix and former president of Redbox.

  • Paul Walsh

    English footballer and sportscaster.

  • Attaphol Buspakom

    Thai manager and footballer (d. 2015).

  • Nico Claesen

    Belgian coach and footballer.

  • Micky Flanagan

    English comedian.

  • Trevor Baxter

    Record holder for high jumping on a skateboard.

  • Isabelle Guion de Meritens

    At 50, she was the first female general (brigadier), in the french national gendarmerie.

  • Fernando Albán Salazar
  • Nicola Coppola
  • Paul Kostabi
  • Juana Molina
  • Gianluca Nani
  • Iñaki Munita

Whose famous birthday is on October 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 1st:

  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter

    American politician and 39th president of united states, was sworn in on 1/20/1977.

  • Brie Larson
    Brie Larson

    Brie larson is a highly acclaimed movie actress known for her roles in films such as 'room' and 'captain marvel'.

  • Zach Galifianakis
    Zach Galifianakis

    Zach galifianakis is an american comedian and actor known for his roles in the hangover movie series and his comedic talk show between two...

  • Julie Andrews
    Julie Andrews

    British-american singer and actress with a four-octave range.

  • Jeane Manson
    Jeane Manson

    American singer, model, and actress living in france.

  • Philippe Noiret
    Philippe Noiret

    French actor, both on tv and in film.

  • Matthew Daddario
    Matthew Daddario

    Matthew daddario is a tv actor known for his role as alec lightwood in the tv series shadowhunters.

  • Randy Quaid
    Randy Quaid

    Randy quaid is an american actor and producer known for his roles in films such as 'national lampoon's vacation' and 'independence day'.

  • Stella Stevens
    Stella Stevens

    Stella stevens is an american actress, known for her roles in films such as 'the poseidon adventure' and 'the nutty professor'.

  • George Peppard
    George Peppard

    American actor and tv series star who appeared in 25 films.

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How old is someone born on October 01, 1962?


Someone born on October 01, 1962 is:

61 years 7 months old,

or 739 months and 23 days old,

or 3216 weeks and 4 days old,

or 22516 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 01, 1962?

There are 130 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday October 1st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 01, 1962?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on October 01, 1962.

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October 01, 1962: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 01, 1962:

  • Ludwig Bemelmans

    Writer and illustrator best known for the 'Madeline' children's book series.

  • Raoul Nordling

What famous deaths happened on October 1st?

Famous deaths on October 1st:

  • Giuliano Gemma
    Giuliano Gemma

    Giuliano gemma was an italian actor known for his roles in spaghetti western films such as a pistol for ringo and day of anger.

  • Richard Avedon

    American photographer, best known for his commercial fashion photography and portraits that have an immediate emotional impact.

  • Gamble Rogers

    Award-winning investigative journalist known for his in-depth reporting.

  • Idonia Glaser

    Renowned biologist known for her work in genetics and evolutionary biology.

  • Fount Leakey

    Known for significant fossil discoveries in Africa.

  • Loui Leakey

    Renowned for discoveries of early human fossils in East Africa.

  • Dierre Corneille

    French playwright who is considered one of the founders of French tragedy and a pioneer of the Neoclassical movement in theater.

  • Spyridon Marinatos

    Renowned Greek archaeologist known for his excavations at Akrotiri on the island of Santorini.

  • Pavle Vuisić

    Renowned Serbian playwright and screenwriter.

  • Reathel Bean

    Former MLB pitcher known for his successful career with the Boston Red Sox.

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October 01, 1962: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 01, 1962:

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
  • San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
  • Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
  • People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
  • RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
  • Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)

Observances on October 01, 1962:

  • International Day of Older Persons
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October 01, 1962: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 01, 1962 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 1st and October 7th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 01, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 01, 1962 was Sherry by The 4 Seasons, according to the music chart for the week October 1st and October 7th.

October 01, 1962: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 01, 1962 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 1st and October 7th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Sherry
  2. - Monster Mash
  3. - Ramblin' Rose
  4. - Let's Dance
  5. - Green Onions

October 01, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 01, 1962 was Telstar by The Tornados, according to the music chart for the week October 1st and October 7th.

October 01, 1962: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 01, 1962 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 1st and October 7th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Telstar
  2. - The Loco-Motion
  3. - Sheila
  4. - It Might As Well Rain Until September
  5. - She's Not You

October 01, 1962: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 01, 1962 was Sherry by The 4 Seasons, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 1st and October 7th.

October 01, 1962: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 01, 1962 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 1st and October 7th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Sherry
  2. - Green Onions
  3. - Lie To Me
  4. - Do You Love Me
  5. - Stormy Monday Blues

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October 01, 1962: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 01, 1962 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

A Prize of Arms

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Cliff Owen

Starring: Stanley Baker, Helmut Schmid, Tom Bell, John Phillips

Dr. No

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee, Joseph Wiseman

Country: United States of America

Sodom and Gomorrah

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Stewart Granger, Pier Angeli, Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà

Country: United States of America

Eva

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Stanley Baker, Virna Lisi, James Villiers

Country: Italy

The Chapman Report

Release year: 1962

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Shelley Winters, Jane Fonda, Claire Bloom

October 01, 1962: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 01, 1962 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

McHale's Navy

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Bryan Spicer

Country: United States of America

The Saint

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

The Beverly Hillbillies

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Country: United States of America

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Frank Capra

Country: United States of America

The Andy Williams Show

Release year: 1962

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States of America

October 01, 1962: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 01, 1962 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone

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Irving Stone's classic biographical novel about Michaelangelo - in which both the artist as well as the man are fully brought to life. This novel is a masterpiece in its own right. It portrays Michelangelo’s passionate, dangerous love life and …

The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman

The Guns Of August

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The Modern Library selected Barbara as one of 100 best nonfiction books of the century. The Proud Tower, The Guns of August, which won the Pulitzer Prize, and The Zimmerman Telegram were all included in the selection.

O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

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O Ye Jigs

Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

Travels With Charley

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A personal journey through America as told by one its most loved writers. To hear the speech and smell the grass and trees, and to see the sights,

Sex And The Single Girl by Helen Gurley Brown

Sex And The Single Girl

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1962, 1ST EDITION, 5TH PRINTING BEARRNARAD GEIS ASSOCIATES HARDCOVER WITH ORIGINAL 4.95 PRICE D.J CLEAN PAGES...TIGHT SPINE...CLEAN

October 01, 1962: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 01, 1962 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

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Who was the US President on October 01, 1962?

On October 01, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 01, 1962?

On October 01, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 01, 1962?

On October 01, 1962 the Pope was John XXIII.

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What is special about October 1st?

October 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 1st, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 eastern euphrates missile strike by iran: iran launches six ballistic missiles from its territory at isil targets in eastern syria near the euphrates river valley. this is in response to the ahvaz military parade.
  • 2017 - Yemeni crisis (2011-present: houthi forces claim that they have taken down an american mq-9 reaper drone above the yemeni capital sana'a. saba news agency footage appears to show people gathered around the aircraft's wreckage.
  • 2016 - Yemeni civil war: houthi forces launch rockets that reportedly hit hsv-2 swift, which is a military vessel belonging the united arab emirates navy. it was reportedly destroyed off the coast yemen near the strategically important port of mokha in the red sea. (reuters),

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What happened in 1962?

1962 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Battles on Chinese and Indies boundary
  • 32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson
  • Ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome

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What was the calendar for October 1962?

October 1962 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how October 1962 calendar looked like.

Monday October 1, 1962