What Happened on August 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Homer Blancos plays finest round in golf, shooting a 55

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Debarre, French gypsy jazz guitarist (Mémoires: Memories of Django), born in Saint-Denis, France
  • Eric Lutes, Charlestown RI, actor (Del-Caroline in the City)
  • Kim Shipman, Athens PA, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic-25th)
  • Michael J Massimino, Oceanside NY, PhD/astronaut
  • Nancy Ramsbottom, LPGA golfer (1994 McCall's-2nd), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Tammy Bruce, American political commentator
  • Valerie Kaprisky, actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90