What Happened on October 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off" opens at Shubert NYC for 886 performances
  • Dodgers set major league-record season attendance of 2,755,184
  • Wally Schirra in Sigma 7 launched into Earth orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Todd, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Ben Hogan Dakota), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Tommy Lee, American musician (Mötley Crüe)