What Happened on December 17, 1962

Historical Events

  • Beatles 1st British TV appearance on "People & Places"
  • Current constitution of Monaco promulgated

Famous Birthdays

  • Giulla Boschi, Italian actress (Act of Contrition, Bonus Malus)
  • Paul Dobson, English footballer
  • Rocco Mediate, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2016; 6 PGA Tour titles), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Mitchell, American Academy Award-winning actor (Gone With The Wind; High Noon), dies of bone cancer at 70
1962 Highlights

About December 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Telstar - The Tornadoes
  • UK #1 Song: Return To Sender - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires