On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1962

Historical Events

  • 28th Heisman Trophy Award: Terry Baker, Oregon State (QB)

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Crampton, actress (Body Double, Young & Restless), born in Levittown, New York
  • Bill Self, American basketball coach
  • Mark Few, American basketball coach
  • Sherri Steinhauer, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1992, British Open 2006), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Timothy Hacker, 10k runner, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1962 Highlights

About December 27, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 19 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