What Happened on August 7, 1962

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Pelletier, Québécois-Canadian pop singer, born in Charlesbourg, Quebec City, Quebec
  • Michael "Weiki" Weikath, German heavy metal guitarist (Helloween), born in Hamburg, West Germany
Born in 1962
1962 Highlights

About August 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - Neil Sedaka
  • UK #1 Song: I Remember You - Frank Ifield