What Happened on April 22, 1962

Historical Events

  • NY Mets tiea NL record by losing 9 straight to start season
  • Pirates tie then record of 10 straight wins to start season
  • Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Dick Duff scores the winner as Toronto Maple Leafs beat Chicago Blackhawks, 2-1 for a 4-2 series victory
1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Minter, English video game programmer
  • Rajae Belmlih, Moroccan singer, born in Rabat, Morocco (d. 2007)
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Solomon Pimsleur, French composer, dies at 61
  • Vera Reynolds, American actress (Dragnet Patrol, Lawless Woman), dies at 62

About April 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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