What Happened on December 18, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Dukler Prague midfielder Josef Masopust wins award for best European football player; beats Benfica striker Eusébio and FC Köln defender Karl-Heinz Schnellinger

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's 13th Symphony premieres in Moscow

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • WAIQ TV channel 26 in Montgomery, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Renaldo Lapuz, Filipino-American Singer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Pop singer Little Eva (19) weds James Harris

Pop Singer Little Eva
Pop Singer
Little Eva