What Happened on October 19, 1962

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

Evander HolyfieldEvander Holyfield (60 years old)

American boxer (Olympic bronze 1988) and world champion (1990-92), born in Atmore, Alabama

  • Tracy Chevalier, American author
Born in 1962
1962 Highlights

About October 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 7 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