On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Dr. No", 1st James Bond film based on the novel by Ian Fleming and starring Sean Connery and Ursula Andress, premieres in London

  • The Beatles release their first record, "Love Me Do"

Famous Birthdays

  • Caron Keating, British television personality (d. 2004)
  • Johnny Huang, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Guangzhou, China
  • Ken Noda, American pianist (Rivalry), born in NYC, New York
  • Michael Alexander Conley, Chic, triple jumper (Olympic gold 1992, 96)
  • Michael Andretti, Indy-car racer/Auto Hall of Fame (elected 1986)
  • Mike Conley, triple jumper (Olympic silver 1984), born in Chicago, Illinois