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Tuesday October 16, 1962

October 16, 1962: Day of the Week

October 16, 1962 was the 289th day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 76 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

A person born on this day will be 60 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,039.80 today.

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Here’s the October 1962 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1962 calendar.

October 1962

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

October 16, 1962 Historical Event(s)

  • 1962
    Cuban Missile Crisis between the United States, and Cuba and the USSR, begins.

Who were born on October 16, 1962?

  • 1962
    Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian baritone
  • 1962
    Flea, Australian-born American musician (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • 1962
    Ken Chinn, American musician (SNFU)
  • 1962
    Manute Bol, Sudanese basketball player (d. 2010)
  • 1962
    Nico Lazaridis, German footballer

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