What Happened on December 13, 1962

Historical Events

  • Relay 1 communication satellite launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Karen Witter, American actress (Tina on One Life to Live) and Playboy playmate (Mar, 1982), born in Long Beach, California
  • Kendra Slawinski, English netball player

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Barris, American popular singer, scat vocalist, and songwriter ("Mississippi Mud"), dies at 57
1962 Highlights

About December 13, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 15 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