What Happened on December 26, 1962

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Katerina Ismailova" premieres in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • James Kottak, American rock drummer (Scorpians, 1996-2016), born in Louisville, Kentucky
1962 Highlights

About December 26, 1962

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

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

Music Charts

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