1962 in television

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For the American TV schedule, see: 1962-63 American network television schedule.

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The year 1962 involved some significant events in television. Below is a list of notable events of that year.

Events[edit]

Programs/Programmes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Ending this year[edit]

Date Show Debut
Unknown Bus Stop 1961
Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1955
The Brighter Day 1954
Hancock's Half Hour 1956
The Huckleberry Hound Show 1958
The Quick Draw McGraw Show 1959

Births[edit]

Date Name Notability
January 5 Suzy Amis Actress
January 17 Jim Carrey Actor and comedian (In Living Color)
February 7 Eddie Izzard British comedian and actor (The Riches)
February 17 Lou Diamond Phillips Actor (Longmire)
February 27 Adam Baldwin Actor (Chuck)
March 18 Thomas Ian Griffith Actor (Another World)
March 21 Matthew Broderick Actor (2-time host of Saturday Night Live)
Rosie O'Donnell Actress, comedian, talk show host (The Rosie O'Donnell Show)
March 24 Marcia Cross Actress (Desperate Housewives)
May 24 Gene Anthony Ray Actor, dancer, choreographer (Fame) (died 2003)
June 19 Paula Abdul Singer, choreographer, American Idol judge
July 8 Rob Burnett Executive producer of Late Show with David Letterman
July 13 Tom Kenny Actor (voice of SpongeBob on SpongeBob SquarePants)
July 19 Anthony Edwards Actor (Dr. Mark Greene on ER)
July 24 Cleo Rocos British actress (The Kenny Everett Show)
July 31 Wesley Snipes Actor
September 11 Elizabeth Daily Actress (Rugrats)
Kristy McNichol Actress (Empty Nest)
September 26 Melissa Sue Anderson Actress (Mary Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie)
October 1 Esai Morales Actor (NYPD Blue)
October 4 Caron Keating Television presenter (died 2004)
October 13 Kelly Preston Actress
November 11 Demi Moore Actress (General Hospital)
November 19 Jodie Foster Actress and director
November 28 Jon Stewart Comedian and host (The Daily Show)
December 6 Janine Turner Actress (Northern Exposure)
December 9 Felicity Huffman Actress (Desperate Housewives)

Deaths[edit]

Date Name Age Notability
January 13 Ernie Kovacs 42 Comic actor, director, writer, composer
August 5 Marilyn Monroe 36 Iconic sex symbol actress