What Happened on December 25, 1962

Historical Events

Film 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)
Born in 1962

About December 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Telstar - The Tornadoes
  • UK #1 Song: Return To Sender - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires