On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1962

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Stan Musial scores his 1,869th run, a new NL record

  • US steel industry forced to give up price increases

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Miley, American baseball player and manager, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Hillel Slovak, Israeli musician (What Is This?, 1980-85; Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1982-87), born in Haifa, Israel (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Culbert Olson, American lawyer & politician (Gov-D-Cal), dies at 85
1962 Highlights

About April 13, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares
  • UK #1 Song: Wonderful Land - The Shadows