What Happened on October 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"The Manchurian Candidate", directed by John Frankenheimer, starring Frank Sinatra and Laurence Harvey, is released

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • Cuban missile crisis: Soviet ships approach but stop short of the US blockade of Cuba

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Novacek, NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)