Saturday October 20, 1962: on this day

October 20, 1962 was the 293rd day of the year 1962, under the sign of Libra and the day of the week was Saturday.

Is October 20, 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 20, 1962, who was born and died on October 20, 1962, what holidays and observances are celebrated on October 20, 1962, which were the most popular songs (ex. Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett), movies (e.g. The Manchurian Candidate, directed by John Frankenheimer), TV series (e.g. Romeo And Juliet) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about October 20th, 1962 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was October 20, 1962?


October 20, 1962 was a Saturday and it was the 293rd day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 20, 1962 can also be written as 10/20/1962 in the US and as 20/10/1962 in UK and Europe.

October 20, 1962 in October 1962 calendar

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October 20, 1962: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 20, 1962:

  • Mr president opens at st. james theater nyc for 265 performances
  • Chinese army lands in india
  • Musical, mr president, written by irving berlin, opens on broadway
  • China launches simultaneous offensives in ladakh and across the mcmahon line, igniting the sino-indian war.

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October 20, 1962: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 20th 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 20, 1962: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 20, 1962 is Tiger and the associated element is Water.

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October 20, 1962: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 20, 1962 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 20, 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 20, 1962 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 36% full, rising at 11:30 pm and setting at 03:06 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 20, 1962?


Famous people born on October 20, 1962:

  • Ray Childress

    Nfl defensive tackle/defensive end (houston oilers).

  • Arlette Zola

    Arlette Zola was a Swiss swimmer who won multiple medals at the Olympics and World Championships.

  • David M. Evans

    American director and screenwriter.

  • Dave Wong

    Singer-songwriter and actor from hong kong-taiwanese.

  • David Labrava

    Actor.

  • Evander Holyfield

    Athlete.

  • Tracy Chevalier

    Novelist.

  • Steven R "Randy" Jackson

    Us singer / percussionist (enjoy yourself).

  • François Vannson
  • Laurent Paganelli
  • Cinzia Oscar
  • Jens Veggerby
  • Jan Goessens
  • Martín Yupanqui
  • Mohammed El Senussi
  • Dado Moroni

Whose famous birthday is on October 20th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 20th:

  • Tom Petty
    Tom Petty

    Tom petty was an american musician known for being the lead vocalist of tom petty and the heartbreakers, and for hits like 'free fallin' and...

  • Snoop Dogg
    Snoop Dogg

    American rapper, the embodiment aeur(tm),90s gangster rap.

  • Takayuki Yamada
    Takayuki Yamada

    Takayuki yamada is a japanese actor and singer known for his roles in popular japanese films and television series.

  • Viggo Mortensen
    Viggo Mortensen

    American actor.

  • John Krasinski
    John Krasinski

    American screenwriter, actor, and director.

  • Dannii Minogue
    Dannii Minogue

    Danii minogue is an australian singer-actor, younger sister to kylie minogue, and ex-partner of actor julian mcmahon.

  • Richard Loncraine
    Richard Loncraine

    English screenwriter and director.

  • Thomas Newman
    Thomas Newman

    Actor/composer (cape fear) dies at 60 from a heart attack.

  • Nargis Fakhri
    Nargis Fakhri

    Nargis fakhri is a model and actress known for her work in bollywood films such as rockstar and main tera hero.

  • Roger Hanin
    Roger Hanin

    French actor and film director.

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October 20, 1962: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 61 years 6 months old,

or 738 months and 3 days old,

or 3209 weeks and 3 days old,

or 22466 days old,

if you were born on October 20, 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 20, 1962?

There are 180 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday October 20th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 20, 1962?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on October 20, 1962.

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October 20, 1962: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 20, 1962:

  • Bruno Belin
  • Jesús Herrera Alonso
  • Frederick Nicholas

What famous deaths happened on October 20th?

Famous deaths on October 20th:

  • Burt Lancaster
    Burt Lancaster

    Actor elmer gantry dies at 80 from a heart attack.

  • Joel McCrea
    Joel McCrea

    American actor, with over 100 films, who began his career as a horse-wrangler in westerns.

  • Jack Elam
    Jack Elam

    American actor in films such as "the sundowners," kismet, and gunfight at the o.k.

  • Jane Wyatt
    Jane Wyatt

    American singer and actress (d. 2006).

  • Anthony Quayle
    Anthony Quayle

    England, united kingdom -- actor.

  • Michael Massee
    Michael Massee

    American actor (b. 1952)[55].

  • Eberhard Feik
    Eberhard Feik

    German actor (tatort) dies at 50.

  • Basil Radford
    Basil Radford

    Actor (whisky galore dead of night), is killed at 55.

  • Junko Tabei

    Japanese female mountaineer is the first to climb mount everest.

  • Lynard Skynard

    Lead vocalist of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on October 20th

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October 20, 1962: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 20, 1962:

  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Bahá'f Faith - Holy Day - the Báb
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October 20, 1962: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 20, 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 20, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 20, 1962 was Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett, according to the music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 20, 1962: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 20, 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 20, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 20, 1962 was Telstar by The Tornados, according to the music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 20, 1962: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 20, 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 20, 1962: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 20, 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 20, 1962: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 20, 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 20, 1962: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 20, 1962 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Manchurian Candidate

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

Gay Purr-ee

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Abe Levitow

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

Escape from East Berlin

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

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

October 20, 1962: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 20, 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

Romeo and Juliet

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Carlo Carlei

Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

Release year: 1962

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

October 20, 1962: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 20, 1962 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter

Ship of Fools

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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.

Men And Decisions by Lewis L. Strauss

Men And Decisions

By:

Men and Decisions by Strauss Lewis L.

Portrait In Brownstone by Louis Auchincloss

Portrait In Brownstone

By:

Hardcover, no dust jacket. Pencil mark on front cover. Pages are in perfect condition, with bent corners.

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

Seven Days In May

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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.

October 20, 1962: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 20, 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 20, 1962?

On October 20, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 20, 1962?

On October 20, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 20, 1962?

On October 20, 1962 the Pope was John XXIII.

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What is special about October 20th?

October 20th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 20th 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 20th, such as:

  • 2018 - After a rafting accident in a swollen river, four americans are killed in costa rica.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: battle of raqa (2017): the syrian democratic forces announce "total liberation of raqa", previously isil's capital.
  • 2016 - Turkish military intervention in the syrian civil war: turkish jets hit kurdish-led syrian democratic forces (sdf) militia with 26 airstrikes in three recently-captured-from-isil villages west of al-bab and northeast of aleppo. according to the turkish general staff, 160-200 people have been killed. the syrian observatory for human rights reports that 11 people were killed and many more were injured. (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.

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