What Happened on October 14, 1962

Historical Events

  • Houston Oiler George Blanda throws for 6 TD passes vs NY Titans 56-17
  • US U-2 espionage planes locate missile launchers in Cuba
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player
  • Shahar Perkiss, Israeli tennis player, born in Haifa, Israel
1962 Highlights

About October 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers
  • UK #1 Song: Telstar - Tornados