What Happened on April 2, 1962

Historical Events

  • The first official Panda crossing is opened outside Waterloo station, London.

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Dean, American country singer ("Young Man"; "Fire in the Dark"), born in Quincy, Florida
  • Clark Gregg, American actor and director (Agent Phil Coulson), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mark Shulman, American children's author (Scrawl), born in Rochester, New York
  • Pierre Carles, French documentarist
Born in 1962
1962 Highlights

About April 2, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 25 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