Thursday October 18, 1962: on this day

About October 18th, 1962, in brief:

  • Historical events: JFK meets Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Gromyko
  • Day of the week: October 18th, 1962 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra (in western zodiac), Tiger (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Zac Efron, Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett
  • #1 UK song: Telstar by The Tornados
  • Popular movie: The Manchurian Candidate directed by John Frankenheimer

More about October 18th, 1962? See below for more news and curiosities on October 18th, 1962.

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What day of the week was October 18, 1962?


October 18, 1962 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 18, 1962 can also be written as 10/18/1962 in the US and as 18/10/1962 in UK and Europe.

October 18, 1962 in October 1962 calendar

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October 18, 1962: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 18, 1962:

  • Jfk meets russian minister of foreign affairs andrei gromyko
  • Us launches ranger 5 for lunar impact; misses moon.
  • Dr watson (us) and drs crick and wilkins (great britain) win nobel prize for medicine for work in determining structure of dna.

October 18, 1962: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 18, 1962: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 18th 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 18, 1962: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Tiger chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 18, 1962 is Tiger and the associated element is Water.

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Discover the planets positions on October 18th, 1962 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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October 18, 1962: What was the moon phase on that day?


Moon phase

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The moon phase on October 18, 1962 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 18, 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 18, 1962 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 56% full, rising at 09:42 pm and setting at 01:39 pm.

The previous full moon was on Oct 13, 1962 while the next full moon would come on Nov 11, 1962.

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Who was born on October 18, 1962?


Famous people born on October 18, 1962:

  • Vincent Spano
    Vincent Spano

    American actor, on tv and stage.

  • Min Ko Naing

    Burmese activist.

  • Jody Anschutz

    Minneapolis, minnesota -- lpga golfer (1987 du maurier ltd classic).

  • Mike Judge

    Producer.

  • Vincent Spano in Brooklyn

    New york, usa.

  • Young Kim
  • Craig A. Miller
  • Enrico Terragnoli
  • France Gagné
  • Harriet Hageman
  • Iris Hanika
  • António Fernandes
  • Luca Carboni

Whose famous birthday is on October 18th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 18th:

  • Zac Efron
    Zac Efron

    American entertainer and actor.

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
    Jean-Claude Van Damme

    Belgian-american actor who worked briefly in european commercials before moving to hollywood in 1982.

  • Mike Ditka
    Mike Ditka

    Mike ditka is a former american football player, coach, and television commentator, best known for his time as the head coach of the chicago...

  • Norm MacDonald
    Norm MacDonald

    Norm macdonald is a canadian comedian and actor known for his work on saturday night live and his dry, deadpan delivery.

  • Michael McKean
    Michael McKean

    Michael mckean is an american actor, comedian, and musician known for his roles in this is spinal tap, laverne & shirley, and better call...

  • Freida Pinto
    Freida Pinto

    Freida pinto is an indian model and actress known for her breakout role in the film slumdog millionaire.

  • Erin Moran
    Erin Moran

    Erin moran was an american actress best known for her role as joanie cunningham on the sitcom happy days.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos
    Milo Yiannopoulos

    Milo yiannopoulos is a british political commentator and public speaker known for his controversial views on feminism, political...

  • Jacques Higelin
    Jacques Higelin

    French musician and singer of pop.

  • Melina Mercouri
    Melina Mercouri

    Greek actress, singer, and politician, 9th greek minister of culture (d. 1994).

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How old is someone born on October 18, 1962?


Someone born on October 18, 1962 is:

61 years 7 months old,

or 739 months and 6 days old,

or 3214 weeks and 1 day old,

or 22499 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 18, 1962?

There are 147 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday October 18th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 18, 1962?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on October 18, 1962.

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October 18, 1962: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 18, 1962:

  • Iván Petrovich

    Actor and singer from serbia, german (d. 1962).

  • Charles Loupot

What famous deaths happened on October 18th?

Famous deaths on October 18th:

  • Sylvia Kristel
    Sylvia Kristel

    Dutch actress, famous for her role in the 1970s erotic film "emanuelle" (and its sequels).

  • Julie London
    Julie London

    American actress and breathy blues singer.

  • Gwen Verdon
    Gwen Verdon

    American dancer and tony-award winner, she took lessons from age two to strengthen her legs.

  • Tsuru Aoki
    Tsuru Aoki

    American actress born in japan (born 1892).

  • Henry Travers
    Henry Travers

    Actor (bells of st mary high sierra), dies at the age of 91.

  • Thos Alva Edison

    Inventor of the phonograph and the electric light bulb.

  • Thomos Edison

    Inventor of the phonograph and the electric light bulb.

  • Elizabeth Arden

    Canadian-american entrepreneur who owns beauty salons, spas, and sells cosmetic products.

  • Primus Babbage

    Primus Babbage was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor, and mechanical engineer who is best known for originating the concept of...

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October 18, 1962: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 18, 1962:

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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October 18, 1962: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 18, 1962 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 15th and October 21st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 18, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 18, 1962 was Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett, according to the music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 18, 1962: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 18, 1962 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 15th and October 21st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Monster Mash
  2. - Sherry
  3. - Do You Love Me
  4. - He's A Rebel
  5. - I Remember You

October 18, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 18, 1962 was Telstar by The Tornados, according to the music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 18, 1962: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 18, 1962 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 15th and October 21st. 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 18, 1962: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 18, 1962 was Do You Love Me by The Contours, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 18, 1962: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 18, 1962 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 15th and October 21st. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

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October 18, 1962: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 18, 1962 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Manchurian Candidate

Release year: 1962

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States of America

Gay Purr-ee

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Abe Levitow

Starring: Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Red Buttons, Paul Frees

Escape from East Berlin

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Don Murray, Christine Kaufmann, Werner Klemperer, Ingrid van Bergen

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

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Franz Antel

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

October 18, 1962: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 18, 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:

Romeo and Juliet

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Carlo Carlei

Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

Release year: 1962

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

October 18, 1962: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 18, 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

The Agony and the Ecstasy

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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 …

O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

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O Ye Jigs

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

My Life In Court by Louis Nizer

My Life In Court

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2012 Reprint of 1961 Edition. This is an exact facsimile, and not reproduced using optical recognition software. This title recounts Nizer's significant civil and criminal accomplishments.

Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

Seven Days In May

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October 18, 1962: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 18, 1962 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

history

Who was the US President on October 18, 1962?

On October 18, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 18, 1962?

On October 18, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 18, 1962?

On October 18, 1962 the Pope was John XXIII.

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What is special about October 18th?

October 18th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 18th 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 18th, such as:

  • 2018 - War in afghanistan: afghan general and kandahar police chief abdul raziq achakzai are assassinated during a high-level meeting at the governor's compound. the incident took place with u.s. general austin s. miller. according to officials, gen. miller was uninjured while the governor sustained serious injuries. the taliban claim responsibility.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: major general issam zahreddine of the syrian republican guard, who is known for leading battles against rebels in aleppo and homs, was killed by a deir ez-zor landmine, according to syrian media.
  • 2016 - Somalia war: somali police claim at least seven people are dead following clashes in which somalia and african union troops drove al-shabab extremists out of afgooye (a town near mogadishu).

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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.

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