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1962 Calendar

1962 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1962 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 5, 1962 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Tiger in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 20, 1962 – Mercury program: While aboard Friendship 7, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the earth, making three orbits in 4 hours, 55 minutes.
  •  April 16, 1962 – Walter Cronkite takes over as the lead news anchor of the CBS Evening News, during which time he would become “the most trusted man in America”.
  •  July 3, 1962 – The Algerian War of Independence against the French ends.
  •  July 6, 1962 – As a part of Operation Plowshare, the Sedan nuclear test takes place.
  •  July 10, 1962 – Telstar, the world’s first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.
  •  September 20, 1962 – James Meredith, an African-American, is temporarily barred from entering the University of Mississippi.
  •  September 27, 1962 – The Yemen Arab Republic is established.
  •  September 30, 1962 – James Meredith enters the University of Mississippi, defying segregation.
  •  November 4, 1962 – In a test of the Nike-Hercules air defense missile, Shot Dominic-Tightrope is successfully detonated 69,000 feet above Johnston Island. It would also be the last atmospheric nuclear test conducted by the United States.

Who Were Born On 1962?

  •  January 5, 1962 – Perry Fenwick, English actor
  •  January 21, 1962 – Tyler Cowen, American economist
  •  February 25, 1962 – Birgit Fischer, German kayaker
  •  April 4, 1962 – Craig Adams, English musician (The Sisters of Mercy, Mission UK)
  •  April 9, 1962 – Ihor Podolchak, Ukrainian artist and film director
  •  May 28, 1962 – James Michael Tyler, American actor
  •  June 22, 1962 – Bobby Gillespie, Scottish vocalist and drummer (Primal Scream, The Jesus and Mary Chain)
  •  August 5, 1962 – Richard de Groen, New Zealand cricketer
  •  September 24, 1962 – Mike Phelan, English footballer
  •  November 1, 1962 – Anthony Kiedis, American singer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)