On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1962

Historical Events

  • US abandons Skybolt ballistic missile program

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Watt, British rocker (Everything but the Girl - "I Don't Want To Talk About It"; Idlewood), born in Marylebone, London
  • Janine Turner, American actress (Maggie in Northern Exposure), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

Famous Weddings

Sean Connery

Actor Sean Connery (32) weds actress Diane Cilento on Gibraltar; divorce 1973

1962 Highlights

About December 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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