On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1962

Famous Deaths

  • James Hanratty, executed at Bedford Prison, England, for the murder of Michael Gregsten (b. 1936)
1962 Highlights

About April 4, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 9 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