On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1962

Historical Events

  • Accords of Evian (Algeria) accepted by referendum in France

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Mole, British guitarist (Pop Will Eat Itself - "Get The Girl! Kill The Baddies!"), born in England
  • Izzy Stradlin [Jeff Isabelle], American guitarist (Guns & Roses), born in Lafayette, Indiana
1962 Highlights

About April 8, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 13 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