What Happened on April 17, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Nancy Hogshead, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Iowa City, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Louise Fazenda, American vaudeville, and silent and sound screen actress (Mack Sennett comedies), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 66
1962 Highlights

About April 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires
  • UK #1 Song: Wonderful Land - The Shadows