On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1962

Historical Events

  • "La Jetée", French film directed by Chris Marker, starring Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich and Jacques Ledoux, is released
  • Darius Milhaud's 12th Symphony premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexa Kenin, American actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), born in NYC, New York
  • John Balance, English musician (Coil, Psychic TV), born in Mansfield, England (d. 2004)
  • Tony Kiley, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
1962 Highlights

About February 16, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius