What Happened on April 27, 1962

Historical Events

  • Arnold Wesker's "Chips with Everything" premieres in London
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Ángel Comizzo, Argentine football goalkeeper, born in Reconquista, Argentina
  • Edvard Moser, Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist (2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology for discovery of place cells), born in Ålesund, Norway
  • James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • PattiSue Plumer, American 3k runner (Gold-Seattle '90), born in Covina, California
Born in 1962

Famous Divorces

Robert Wagner

American actress Natalie Wood (23) divorces American actor Robert Wagner (30) after almost 5 years of marriage; they remarry in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • A. K. Fazlul Huq, Bengali statesman, dies at 88

About April 27, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 1 day
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