What Happened on June 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

62nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC PA

  • FIFA World Cup: Brazil beats Czechoslovakia 3-1 in football's 7th World Cup in Santiago
  • Lou Brock is 2nd to HR into Polo Grounds right-center field bleachers
  • Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Brady, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Michael Monroe, Finnish singer (Hanoi Rocks)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Jack Nicholson (25) weds Sandra Knight (22) in Los Angeles