1962. Wikimedia Commons has media related to 1962. 1962 ( MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1962nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 962nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 62nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1960s decade.
What Happened in 1962 Important News and Events, Key Technology and Popular Culture. What happened in 1962 Major News Stories include Telstar first live trans-Atlantic television signal, First Beatles single "Love Me Do" released, Oral Polio Vaccine used to combat Polio, Marilyn Monroe is found dead, Cuban Missile Crisis takes world to brink of war, John H. Glenn, Jr., becomes first American ...
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December 8 – The 1962 New York City newspaper strike begins, affecting all of the city's major newspapers; it lasts for 114 days. December 9 – Petrified Forest National Park is established. December 14 – U.S. spacecraft Mariner 2 flies by Venus, becoming the first probe to successfully transmit data from another planet.
John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, getting into his spacecraft Friendship 7 in 1962 February 20, 1962; The 100-year Football Curse that Appears to be Working S.L. Benfica has failed to win a European Championship since 1962, when former coach Béla Guttmann placed a 100 year curse on the club. Is the curse working? May 2, 1962
16th February » North Sea flood of 1962 or Flooding in the coastal areas of West Germany kills 315 and destroys the homes of about 60,000 people. 20th February » Mercury program: While aboard Mercury Atlas 6 called Friendship 7, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the earth, making three orbits in 4 hours, 55 minutes.
Amy Yasbeck was born on September 12, 1962 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Amy Marie Yasbeck. She is an actress, known for The Mask (1994), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) and Pretty Woman (1990). She was previously married to John Ritter. 30.
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Aerial view of the Space Needle and surrounding area in Seattle in 1962. The Century 21 Exposition, also called the Seattle World's Fair, was held from April 21, 1962, to October 21, 1962.