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

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Darius Milhaud's 12th Symphony premieres

Composer Darius Milhaud
Darius Milhaud

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexa Kenin, American actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), born in NYC, New York
  • John Balance [Geoffrey Rushton], British poet and industrial rock musician (Coil), born in Mansfield, England (d. 2004)
  • John Balance, English musician (Coil, Psychic TV), born in Mansfield, England (d. 2004)
  • Tony Kiley, British rock drummer (Blow Monkeys - "Wicked Ways")
1962 Highlights

About February 16, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius