What Happened on December 12, 1962

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Holly Gagnier, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nadeem Ghauri, Pakistani cricketer (bowled in Test for Pak v Australia 1990), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Ray Brown, American NFL guard (Washington Redskins, SF 49ers), born in Marion, Arkansas

Tracy Austin

Tracy Austin, American tennis player (US Open 1979, 81), born in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California


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Famous Deaths

  • Leo "Syd" Sailor, American actor (Arizona Days, Waterfront), dies from a heart attack at 67
1962 Highlights

About December 12, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Big Girls Don't Cry - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: Return To Sender - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires