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Front Page News of 1962

1962 Sylvania Sentinel Herald newspaper
front page of Sylvania Sentinel Herald, November 1, 1962 (used by permission of Sylvania Area Historical Society)

Here's where you can find what we have published previously on the Roadtrip-’62 ™ front page. Discover links, videos, roadtrip suggestions, and lots of news from 1962! The front page changes frequently, so you may have missed some fun stuff if you don't check in frequently. Pages are posted in chronological order, with the oldest page at the top.

 

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for April 17, 2013. The video of the week is a 1962 Mazola Oil and Margarine television commercial.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for April 24, 2013. News from space.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for May 5, 2013. We celebrated National Barbecue Month!

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for May 19, 2013. Our Comic Buy of the Week is the first appearance of Spider-Man.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for May 26, 2013. Remembrance and fun on Memorial Day weekend.

 
1962 Indianapolis 500 winning car
1962 Indianapolis 500 winning car (Public domain photo by Doctorindy at Wikimedia Commons.)

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for June 3, 2013. A sneak peak down the road into Indiana on our US-6 trip.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for June 17, 2013. Featuring the high school Class of ‘62, with links and a video.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for June 29, 2013. A look at discount stores, which exploded in suburbia in 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for August 22, 2013. Featuring a classic car road trip in Iowa and some famous folks born in 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for September 2, 2013. A look at bicycle races, world politics and more from 1962.

 
home heating coal
Walt Whitman Mall, Huntington, New York (public domain photo from Wikimedia Commons)

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for September 23, 2013. A look at brand new shopping malls, sports, and more from 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for October 15, 2013. Fall color tour suggestions, and lots of great music from 1962 are featured this week.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for October 22, 2013. This week I focus on food from 1962!

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for November 18, 2013. The usual variety of sports, news, fun, and video from 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for December 10, 2013. Merry Christmas with news, fun, and video from Christmas 1962!

 
1962 Christmas Seals
1962 Christmas Seals

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for January 13, 2014. A new week with new information, fun and video from 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for February 10, 2014. A new week comparing today's news with news from 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for March 10, 2014. Looking at St. Patrick's Day parades and other news from 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for April 14, 2014. This week I feature science and science fiction from 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for May 12, 2014. How about a look at Bob Dylan, the Kentucky Derby, and 77 Sunset Strip this week?

 
 Dole Pineapple Juice ad, 1962
Dole Pineapple Juice ad from 1962 (from magazine)

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for June 10, 2014. Advertising, movies, a spelling bee and more fun this week!

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for September 23, 2014. Let’s watch a movie, read some comics, stop in to a 52-year-old art festival and have more fun this week.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for November 23, 2014. The new front page takes a look at Grand Prix racing in 1962 and the elections of that year.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for December 1, 2014. We wish you a Merry Christmas from 1962!

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for December 30, 2014. 1962 – The Year In Review

 

Here’s the whole country twisting to the new #1 song for February 10, 1962, “The Peppermint Twist” by Joey Dee and The Starliters!

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for January 26, 2015. This week's front page looks at news, sports, weather, music and more for the week.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for April 13, 2015. Everything's fun this week: Stan Freberg, baseball, comics, puzzles, and more!

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for June 8, 2015. Today, it’s all about donuts and Spacecar, and some other stuff from 1962.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for July 6, 2015. World news, sports, weather, entertainment and more for the week.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for October 12, 2015. A preview of the 1962 new TV shows, autumn color roadtrips, and more for the week.

 

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for April 11, 2016. Our new front page for the week of April 11th has information on taxes in 1962, the 1962 baseball season, and much more.

Roadtrip-'62 ™ Home Page for May 30, 2016. Memorial Day signals the start of summer, so the news is all about roadtrips and our National Parks this week.

That's all for now, but I will post more. Grab a Coke, settle down in your favorite lawn chair, pick a page to read, and enjoy that last breeze of autumn.

vintage Coke vending machine
vintage Coke vending machine
   

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What's the weather in 1962?

Weather on October 12, 1962 for Saginaw, MI, from the National Climatic Data Center:

  • Low = 61°F
  • High = 73°F
  • Precipitation = none
  • Mean Wind Speed = 12mph

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