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 Girls-Sir Idlewood), born in Marylebone, London
  • Janine Turner, American actress (Maggie in Northern Exposure), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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


1962 Highlights

About December 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius