What Happened on August 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • 55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record)
  • Dr Geza De Kaplany tortures his wife with acid to punish her for supposed infidelity

Music Recording

Tony Sheridan & Beat Brothers (The Beatles) record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)" in Hamburg, Germany

1962 History

Famous Birthdays

David FincherDavid Fincher (60 years old)

American film director and producer (The Social Network; Gone Girl; Fight Club), born in Denver, Colorado

  • Paul Allen, English footballer, born in Aveley, England
  • Rick Fehr, American golfer (2 PGA Tour titles), born in Seattle, Washington
Born in 1962

About August 28, 1962

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sheila - Tommy Roe
  • UK #1 Song: I Remember You - Frank Ifield