On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"To Kill a Mockingbird", a film adaptation of the novel by Harper Lee, directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Gregory Peck, is released (Gregory Peck - Best Actor Academy Awards 1963)

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Cameron, Morrison Ill, actor (Herbie-Spencer)
  • Mary Ellen Clark, Abington Pa, diver (Olympics 2 bronze-92, 96)