What Happened on January 16, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 12th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 150-130 at St. Louis
  • Shooting begins on "Dr No"
  • Suit accuses NYC Board of Education uses "racial quotas"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Koster, Dutch drummer (Sleeze Beez-Powertool)
  • Joel Fitzgibbon, Australian Labor Party politician
  • Kevin Ross, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons, KC Chiefs)
  • Maxine Jones, American R&B singer (En Vogue), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Paul Webb, rocker (TalkTalk)

Famous Deaths

  • Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77
  • Frank Hurley, Australian photographer (b. 1885)
  • Ivan Meštrović, Croatian sculptor (b. 1883)