What Happened on August 19, 1962

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, American actor (Del-Caroline in the City), born in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • Michael Massimino, American astronaut (STS-109 Columbia, STS-125 Atlantis), born in Oceanside, New York
  • Tammy Bruce, American political commentator (Fox), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Valerie Kaprisky, French actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Kerstin Hesselgren, Swedish politician, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90
1962 Highlights

About August 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Loco-Motion - Little Eva
  • UK #1 Song: I Remember You - Frank Ifield