Monday October 08, 1962: on this day

October 08, 1962 was the 281st day of the year 1962, under the sign of Libra and the day of the week was Monday.

Is October 08, 1962 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on October 08, 1962, who was born and died on October 08, 1962, what holidays and observances are celebrated on October 08, 1962, which were the most popular songs (ex. Sherry by The 4 Seasons), movies (e.g. Requiem for a Heavyweight, directed by Ralph Nelson), TV series (e.g. Mchale'S Navy) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about October 8th, 1962 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was October 08, 1962?


October 08, 1962 was a Monday and it was the 281st day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 08, 1962 can also be written as 10/8/1962 in the US and as 8/10/1962 in UK and Europe.

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October 08, 1962: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 08, 1962:

  • Algeria admitted as 109th member of the united nations.
  • Spiegel scandal: der spiegel publishes the article ''bedingt abwehrbereit'' (''conditionally prepared for defense'') about a nato manoeuver called ''fallex 62'', which uncovered the sorry state of the bundeswehr (germany's army) facing the communist threat from the east at the time. the magazine is soon accused of treason.
  • Publishes an article disclosing the sorry state of the bundeswehr, and is soon accused of treason.

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October 08, 1962: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 8th 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 08, 1962: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 08, 1962 is Tiger and the associated element is Water.

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Discover the planets positions on October 8th, 1962 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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October 08, 1962: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 08, 1962 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 08, 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 08, 1962 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 75% full, rising at 03:43 pm and setting at 01:59 am.

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 08, 1962?


Famous people born on October 08, 1962:

  • Richard Lintern

    British actor.

  • Bruno Thiry

    Belgian race car driver.

  • Chen Xiaoxia

    Chinese diver.

Whose famous birthday is on October 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 8th:

  • Bella Thorne
    Bella Thorne

    Bella thorne is an american actress and model known for her roles in disney channel's 'shake it up' and the film 'the duff'.

  • Matt Damon
    Matt Damon

    American actor and the author of "good will hunting," a movie script he wrote with his friend ben affleck.

  • Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars

    American singer, songwriter and record producer.

  • Nick Cannon
    Nick Cannon

    Nick cannon is an american rapper, actor, and comedian known for his roles in films such as drumline and his work as the host of america's...

  • Raaj Kumar
    Raaj Kumar

    Raaj kumar was an indian film actor known for his powerful and intense performances in hindi cinema.

  • Sigourney Weaver
    Sigourney Weaver

    American actress, whose first hit was 1979's science-fiction thriller "alien.

  • Paul Hogan
    Paul Hogan

    Australian screenwriter and actor who is most well-known for his first feature film "crocodile dandee" and its sequel, "crocodile dandee ii.

  • Chevy Chase
    Chevy Chase

    American comedian and actor, who started as a writer.

  • Stephanie Zimbalist
    Stephanie Zimbalist

    Movie actress.

  • Claude Jade
    Claude Jade

    One of the most prominent actresses of france's new wave, well-known for her roles in truffaut’s trilogy: "baisers vola (c)s", and "domicile...

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October 08, 1962: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 61 years 6 months old,

or 738 months and 15 days old,

or 3211 weeks and 1 day old,

or 22478 days old,

if you were born on October 08, 1962.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 08, 1962?

There are 168 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday October 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 08, 1962?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on October 08, 1962.

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October 08, 1962: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 08, 1962:

  • Solomon Linda

    South african singer/composer (born in 1909).

What famous deaths happened on October 8th?

Famous deaths on October 8th:

  • Fernando Lamas
    Fernando Lamas

    Argentinian-american actor, singer, and director (d. 1982).

  • Phyllis Calvert
    Phyllis Calvert

    British actress (born 1915).

  • Nigel Bruce
    Nigel Bruce

    British actor (d. 1953).

  • Eduardo Ciannelli
    Eduardo Ciannelli

    Italian actor, who started his career in opera baritone on the continent and italy.

  • Willy Brandt

    German lawyer and politician, 4th chancellor of germany, nobel prize laureate (b. 1913).

  • Reford

    Renowned Canadian architect known for his work on the Jardins de Métis.

  • Jacques Derrida

    Influential French philosopher known for developing deconstruction theory.

  • Marianita May

    Renowned American author known for her novels and short stories.

  • Naftula Herz Imber

    Author of the lyrics of the Israeli national anthem, Hatikvah.

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October 08, 1962: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 08, 1962:

  • Columbus Day - This holiday commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492.
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois

Observances on October 08, 1962:

  • World Migratory Bird Day [UNEP]
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October 08, 1962: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 08, 1962 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 8th and October 14th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 08, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 08, 1962 was Sherry by The 4 Seasons, according to the music chart for the week October 8th and October 14th.

October 08, 1962: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 08, 1962 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 8th and October 14th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Sherry
  2. - Monster Mash
  3. - Ramblin' Rose
  4. - Let's Dance
  5. - I Remember You

October 08, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 08, 1962 was Telstar by The Tornados, according to the music chart for the week October 8th and October 14th.

October 08, 1962: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 08, 1962 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 8th and October 14th. 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 08, 1962: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 08, 1962 was Green Onions by Booker T. & The MG's, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 8th and October 14th.

October 08, 1962: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 08, 1962 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 8th and October 14th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Green Onions
  2. - You Beat Me To The Punch
  3. - Sherry
  4. - Lie To Me
  5. - Do You Love Me

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October 08, 1962: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 08, 1962 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Requiem for a Heavyweight

Requiem for a Heavyweight

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris

Ohne Krimi geht die Mimi nie ins Bett

Ohne Krimi geht die Mimi nie ins Bett

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Franz Antel

Starring: Heinz Erhardt, Karin Dor, Harald Juhnke, Ann Smyrner

A Prize of Arms

A Prize of Arms

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Cliff Owen

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

Dr. No

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

Sodom and Gomorrah

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

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

Country: United States of America

October 08, 1962: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 08, 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

McHale's Navy

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Bryan Spicer

Country: United States of America

The Saint

The Saint

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

The Beverly Hillbillies

The Beverly Hillbillies

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Country: United States of America

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Frank Capra

Country: United States of America

The Andy Williams Show

The Andy Williams Show

Release year: 1962

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States of America

October 08, 1962: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 08, 1962 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Magnificent Destiny by Paul I. Wellman

Magnificent Destiny

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Paul I. Wellman is a rare writer who can transform historical facts into compelling literature. He has written a powerful novel about Andrew Jackson's long friendship and secret adventures with Sam

Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter

Ship of Fools

By:

The story is set on a cruise ship bound for Germany in the summer 1931. The passengers include a Spanish noblewoman and a drunken German lawyer. An American divorcee is also included.

In-Laws And Outlaws by C. Northcote Parkinson

In-Laws And Outlaws

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The secrets of business administration are essential for ambitious executives who want to maintain a competitive edge over their competitors. The topics include how to choose the right father-in-law and how to avoid making mistakes.

Dearly Beloved by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Dearly Beloved

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh's bestseller, Dearly Beloved, is set in June. This is a wonderful moment when the "gathered together", not only look at this couple, but also their lives, hopes and fears.

Veeck -- As In Wreck by Bill Veeck

Veeck -- As In Wreck

By:

Bill Veeck tells the classic story of his life as an owner of the Cleveland Indians.

October 08, 1962: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 08, 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 08, 1962?

On October 08, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 08, 1962?

On October 08, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 08, 1962?

On October 08, 1962 the Pope was John XXIII.

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What is special about October 8th?

October 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th 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 8th, such as:

  • 2018 - Libyan civil war (2014-present); the rise of terrorism in egypt: a libyan national army operation at derna results with the capture of hesham ashmawy. hesham ashmawy is one of egypt's most wanted militants.
  • 2017 - Rohingya persecution (2016-present). a refugee boat on its way to bangladesh from myanmar capssizes, leading to at least 12 deaths.
  • 2016 - Saudi arabian-led intervention into yemen: saudi-led coalition aircraft launch airstrikes against civilians at the funeral for the father of houthi government's interior minister in sana'a. at least 140 people were killed and over 500 others were injured. abdul-qader hilal, the mayor of sana'a is among the dead. (the independent), (bbc),

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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 8, 1962