Wednesday October 24, 1962: on this day

October 24, 1962 was the 297th day of the year 1962, under the sign of Scorpio and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is October 24, 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 24, 1962, who was born and died on October 24, 1962, what holidays and observances are celebrated on October 24, 1962, which were the most popular songs (ex. Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett), movies (e.g. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, directed by Robert Aldrich), 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 24th, 1962 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was October 24, 1962?


October 24, 1962 was a Wednesday and it was the 297th day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 24, 1962 can also be written as 10/24/1962 in the US and as 24/10/1962 in UK and Europe.

October 24, 1962 in October 1962 calendar

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October 24, 1962: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 24, 1962:

  • In cuban missile crisis, the us blockade of cuba begins
  • During the american blockade of cuba, soviet tanker bucharest approaches the quarantine zone. u.s. military forces go to defcon 2, preparing for full-scale war with the soviet union.
  • Cuban missile crisis: first confrontation between us navy and soviet cargo vessel. the vessel changes course.

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October 24, 1962: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 24th is Scorpio.

Scorpio is the 8th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between October 23rd and November 21st belong to the Scorpio sign: discover Scorpio personality and who should a Scorpio 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 24, 1962: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 24, 1962 is Tiger and the associated element is Water.

Discover the Tiger personality and how the Water Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Discover the planets positions on October 24th, 1962 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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October 24, 1962: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 24, 1962 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 24, 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 24, 1962 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 6% full, rising at 03:22 am and setting at 05:07 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 24, 1962?


Famous people born on October 24, 1962:

  • Jay Novacek

    American football coach and player.

  • Andrea Horwath

    Canadian politician.

  • Jonathan Davies

    Welsh rugby player and television host.

  • Ian Dalziel

    Manager and english footballer.

  • Gibby Mbasela

    Zambian footballer (d. 2000).

  • Debbie Googe

    English bass player and songwriter (my bloody valentine primal scream, snowpony).

  • Yves Bertucci

    French manager and footballer.

  • Dave Blaney

    American race car driver.

  • Kristen Hall

    American singer-songwriter (sugarland).

  • Roland Königshofer

    Austrian cyclist.

  • Mark Miller

    American motorcycle racer.

  • Mark Morettini

    American actor.

  • Doug Flutie

    Athlete.

  • B D Wong

    San francisco, california -- actor.

  • Ted Dekker

    Indonesian-american author.

  • Gene Larkin

    American baseball coach and player.

  • Jan Rafn
  • Giovanni Sollima

Whose famous birthday is on October 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 24th:

  • Kevin Kline
    Kevin Kline

    American actor and director.

  • Gilbert Bécaud
    Gilbert Bécaud

    He was a french singer-songwriter who wrote french songs like "what now my love?" "je t'appartiens", which was renamed by the everly...

  • Jean-Claude Pascal
    Jean-Claude Pascal

    French actor (golden salamander), dies at 64.

  • Martin Campbell
    Martin Campbell

    New zealand producer and director.

  • Mallika Sherawat
    Mallika Sherawat

    Mallika sherawat is an indian actress known for her work in bollywood films and for her bold and outspoken personality.

  • Tim Pocock
    Tim Pocock

    Tim pocock is an australian tv actor known for his role as a young scott summers in the film x-men origins: wolverine.

  • Gilda Gray
    Gilda Gray

    Polish-american actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1959).

  • Sammy Petrillo
    Sammy Petrillo

    American actor (d. 2009).

  • Tom Fletcher
    Tom Fletcher

    Nfl defensive safety (seattle seahawks).

  • Natalie Anderson
    Natalie Anderson

    Tv actress.

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October 24, 1962: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 61 years 5 months old,

or 737 months and 30 days old,

or 3208 weeks and 6 days old,

or 22462 days old,

if you were born on October 24, 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 24, 1962?

There are 184 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday October 24th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 24, 1962?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on October 24, 1962.

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October 24, 1962: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 24, 1962:

  • Aston Chichester
  • Vittorio Ragazzini
  • René Ferrer

What famous deaths happened on October 24th?

Famous deaths on October 24th:

  • Raul Julia
    Raul Julia

    Raul Julia was a Puerto Rican actor known for his roles in films like 'The Addams Family' and 'Kiss of the Spider Woman.

  • Maureen O'Hara
    Maureen O'Hara

    An irish-american actress, who was especially popular in american films of the 1940s and 1950s.

  • Anita Björk
    Anita Björk

    Swedish actress (b. 1923).

  • Robert Guillaume
    Robert Guillaume

    American television and musical stage actor.

  • Marcia Strassman
    Marcia Strassman

    American singer and actress (d. 2014).

  • Peggy Moran
    Peggy Moran

    American singer and actress (d. 2002).

  • Leslie Jordan
    Leslie Jordan

    American actor, comedian, writer and singer (d. 2022).

  • Claire Windsor
    Claire Windsor

    American actress (born 1897).

  • Ana Bertha Lepe
    Ana Bertha Lepe

    Mexican model and actress (b. 1934).

  • John McCarthy

    Considered the father of artificial intelligence, he invented the Lisp programming language.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on October 24th

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October 24, 1962: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 24, 1962:

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
  • United Nations Day (charter 1945)

Observances on October 24, 1962:

  • Global Media and Information Literacy Week, 24-31 October
  • United Nations Day
  • World Development Information Day
  • Disarmament Week, 24-30 October
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October 24, 1962: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 24, 1962 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 22nd and October 28th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 24, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 24, 1962 was Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett, according to the music chart for the week October 22nd and October 28th.

October 24, 1962: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 24, 1962 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 22nd and October 28th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Monster Mash
  2. - He's A Rebel
  3. - Do You Love Me
  4. - Only Love Can Break A Heart
  5. - Sherry

October 24, 1962: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 24, 1962 was Telstar by The Tornados, according to the music chart for the week October 22nd and October 28th.

October 24, 1962: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 24, 1962 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 22nd and October 28th. 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 24, 1962: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 24, 1962 was Green Onions by Booker T. & The MG's, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 22nd and October 28th.

October 24, 1962: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 24, 1962 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 22nd and October 28th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

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October 24, 1962: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 24, 1962 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Gypsy

Gypsy

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Paul Wallace

Country: United States of America

Don't Talk to Strange Men

Don't Talk to Strange Men

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Pat Jackson

Starring: Christina Gregg, Janina Faye, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind

Period of Adjustment

Period of Adjustment

Release year: 1962

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Jane Fonda, Jim Hutton, Lois Nettleton

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

October 24, 1962: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 24, 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 24, 1962: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 24, 1962 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury

A Shade Of Difference

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This is the sequel to Advise and Consent, the Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller. A novel about the United Nations and racial friction by Allen Drury.

Portrait In Brownstone by Louis Auchincloss

Portrait In Brownstone

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

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 …

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.

One Man'S Freedom by Edward Bennett Williams

One Man'S Freedom

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One Man's Freedom was originally published in 1962. It is the autobiography of Edward Bennett Williams and his personal philosophy. The book was highly praised by critics at the time it was published.

October 24, 1962: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 24, 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 24, 1962?

On October 24, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 24, 1962?

On October 24, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 24, 1962?

On October 24, 1962 the Pope was John XXIII.

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What is special about October 24th?

October 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th 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 24th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 sulawesi tsunami and earthquake: officials lower the death toll from the tsunami and earthquake of september 28, 2018, to 2,256, 10,679, and 1,075 respectively.
  • 2017 - Germany's terror: german police raid suspected islamist militants to find weapons and ammunition.
  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war (2014-2017: isil recaptures ar-rutbah in western iraq, where it had previously withdrawn from in may.

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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.

Wednesday October 24, 1962