On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1962

Historical Events

  • US national debt above $300,000,000,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Nawal El Moutawakel, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1984), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Surjit Bindrakhia [Bains], Punjabi Bhangra singer ("Lakk Tunoo Tunoo"), born in Bindrakh, Punjab (d. 2003)
  • Tom Kane, American voice actor, born in Overland Park, Kansas

Famous Deaths

  • Arsenio Lacson, Filipino politician & sportswriter, dies at 49
  • Clara Blandick, American actress, commits suicide at 80
  • Esther Minciotti, Italian actress, dies at 73
1962 Highlights

About April 15, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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