1962 in the Soviet Union
The following lists events that happened during 1962 in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
1962 in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Symphony No. 13 (Shostakovich)
Prom 48, Royal Albert Hall, 19 August 2006 Shostakovich Symphony No. 13 in B flat? minor, 'Babi Yar' Mikhail Petrenko- bass Chorus and Orchestra of The Marii...
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
Cuban Missile Crisis - Wikipedia
Venera 2MV-2 No.1
Venera 2MV-2 No.1, also known as Sputnik 21 in the West, was a Soviet spacecraft, which was launched in 1962 as part of the Venera programme, and was intended to make a flyby of Venus. Due to a proble...
Venera 2MV-2 No.1 - Wikipedia
Rudolf Anderson
Rudolf Anderson, Jr. (September 15, 1927 – October 27, 1962), was a pilot and commissioned officer in the United States Air Force and the first recipient of the Air Force Cross, the U.S. Air Force's s...
Rudolf Anderson - Wikipedia
Kosmos 9
Kosmos 9 (Russian: Космос 9 meaning Cosmos 9), also known as Zenit-2 #7, was a Soviet reconnaissance satellite launched in 1962. It was the ninth satellite to be designated under the Kosmos system...
Vostok 3
Vostok 3 (Russian: Восток-3, Orient 3 or East 3) was a spaceflight of the Soviet space program intended to determine the ability of the human body to function in conditions of weightlessness and t...
Vostok 3 - Wikipedia
The Morse Message (1962)
In 1962, a radio message in Morse code was transmitted from Evpatoria Planetary Radar (EPR) and directed to planet Venus. The word "MIR" (Russian: Мир, it means both "peace" and "world") was trans...
The Morse Message (1962) - Wikipedia
Kosmos 10
Kosmos 10 (Russian: Космос 10 meaning Cosmos 10), also known as Zenit-2 #5, was a Soviet reconnaissance satellite launched in 1962. It was the tenth satellite to be designated under the Kosmos sys...
Venera 2MV-1 No.1
Venera 2MV-1 No.1, also known as Sputnik 19 in the West, was a Soviet spacecraft, which was launched in 1962 as part of the Venera programme, and was intended to become the first spacecraft to land on...
Thirteen Days (film)
Thirteen Days is a 2000 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson dramatising the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, seen from the perspective of the US political leadership. Kev...
Thirteen Days (film) - Wikipedia
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Kosmos 7
Kosmos 7 (Russian: Космос 7 meaning Cosmos 7), also known as Zenit-2 #4 and occasionally in the West as Sputnik 17 was a Soviet reconnaissance satellite launched in 1962. It was the seventh satell...
Operation Anadyr
Operation Anadyr (Russian: «Анадырь») was the code name used by the Soviet Union for their Cold War (1962) secret operation of deploying ballistic missiles, medium-range bombers, and a division of...
Operation Anadyr - Wikipedia
Kosmos 6
Kosmos 6 (Russian: Космос 6 meaning Cosmos 6), also known as DS-P1 No.1 and occasionally in the West as Sputnik 16 was a prototype radar target satellite for anti-ballistic missile tests, which wa...
Soviet Union legislative election, 1962
Elections to the Supreme Soviet were held in the Soviet Union on 18 March 1962.
Candidates had to be nominated by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) or by a public organisation. Howeve...
Soviet Union legislative election, 1962 - Wikipedia
Mars 2MV-3 No.1
Mars 2MV-3 No.1 also known as Sputnik 24 in the West, was a Soviet spacecraft, which was launched in 1962 as part of the Mars program, and was intended to land on the surface of Mars. Due to a problem...
Mars 2MV-3 No.1 - Wikipedia
Kosmos 8
Kosmos 8 (Russian: Космос 8 meaning Cosmos 8), also known as DS-K-8 No.1 and occasionally in the West as Sputnik 18 was a technology demonstration satellite which was launched by the Soviet Union ...