1962 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1959 1960 196119621963 1964 1965

1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

Hit songs

  • "Peppermint Twist" – Joey Dee & the Starlighters
  • "The Twist" – Chubby Checker
  • "Soldier Boy" – The Shirelles
  • "V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N" – Connie Francis
  • "Hey Baby" – Bruce Channel
  • "The Loco-Motion" – Little Eva
  • "Sherry" – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • "Only Love Can Break a Heart" – Gene Pitney
  • "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" – Gene Pitney
  • "Break It To Me Gently" – Brenda Lee
  • "All Alone Am I" – Brenda Lee
  • "He's A Rebel" – The Crystals
  • "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" – Neil Sedaka
  • "Any Day Now" – Chuck Jackson
  • "Leah" – Roy Orbison
  • "Dream Baby" – Roy Orbison
  • "Fortune Teller" – Bobby Curtola
  • "Duke Of Earl" – Gene Chandler
  • "Telstar" – The Tornadoes
  • "Johnny Angel" – Shelley Fabares
  • "Go Away Little Girl" – Steve Lawrence
  • "Don't Make Me Over" – Dionne Warwick
  • "Big Girls Don't Cry" – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • "Love Me Do" – The Beatles
  • "Adios Amigo" – Jim Reeves
  • "I'm Gonna Change Everything" – Jim Reeves
  • "Wolverton Mountain" – Claude King
  • "The Burning Of Atlanta" – Claude King
  • "I Can't Stop Loving You" – Ray Charles
  • "Let's Twist Again" – Chubby Checker
  • "You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover" – Bo Diddley

New books

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

1962 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.