On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Charmaine Crooks, Canadian 800m runner (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Mandeville, Jamaica
  • Jim Sweeney, NFL center/guard (Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Suzee Pai, actress (Big Trouble in Little China), born in Toledo, Ohio
1962 Highlights

About August 8, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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