What Happened on April 14, 1962

Historical Events

  • Demonstration for sovereign status of New Guinea in Amsterdam
  • France retains the Five Nations Rugby Championship with an 11-0 win over Ireland at Stade Colombes, Paris

Election of Interest

Georges Pompidou becomes Prime Minister of France after the resignation of Michel Debré

1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • James Carpenter, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in Canton, Connecticut
  • John Bell, American rock singer and guitarist (Widespread Panic - "Hope in a Hopeless World"), born in Cleveland, Ohio
Born in 1962

About April 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 20 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