In 1973 ZIP codes were introduced in the US
In June 1963,\ JFK spoke in West Berlin “Ich bin ein Berliner”
In 1963 the fist US-USSR hotline was established.
In June 1963 the Soviet cosmonaut, Vladimirovna Tereshkova was the first woman in space.
In 1963 Vietnamese Buddhist demonstrators were attacked by government forces.
In April 1963 a Russian nuclear submarine collided with a Finnish freighter
In April 1963, the USS Thresher sank during deep-diving tests killing all 129 crew and shipyard personnel.
Battle of Ap Bac 1963
A Viet Cong battalion inflicted heavy casualties on South Vietnamese government forces and escaped with minor losses.
Top Songs of 1962
In 1962 the U.S. government maintained secrecy regarding the extent of U.S. military involvement in South Vietnam, As the Viet Cong insurgency expanded, U.S. military personnel flew combat missions and accompanied South Vietnamese soldiers in ground operations to find...
Segregationis George Wallace won 1962 Alabama gubernatorial election
One Day in the Life… by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was the first open account of Stalinist repression in Soviet literary history.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a cold war confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, which escalated into an international crisis when American deployments of missiles in Italy and Turkey were matched by deployments of Soviet...
Seattle World’s Fair
Mariner 2 Flies Past Venus
The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in October 1962. The situation escalated into an international crisis when American missiles in Italy and Turkey were matched by Soviet deployments of similar ballistic...
Sino-Indian War 1962 #China
In July 1962 the first armed helicopter company of the United States Army was formed.
US Supreme Court Rules Against School Prayer
In August 1962 Peter Fechter, an 18 year old East German bricklayer, the 27th known person to die at the Berlin Wall, was shot and killed by East German border guards while trying to cross over to West Berlin. Source: Wikipedia
JFK 1962 4th of July speech
Top Hits 1962
In 1962 Algeria won Independence from France