What Happened on February 24, 1962

Historical Events

  • "New Faces of '62" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 28 performances
  • "Sail Away" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 167 performances
  • General mobilization in Indonesia over New Guinea
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Craft, American diplomat, US ambassador to the UN (2019-), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Michelle Shocked [Johnston], American Grammy Award-winning contemporary folk singer-songwriter ("Anchorage"; 33 RPM Soul"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Outi Mäenpää, Finnish actress
Born in 1962

About February 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Duke Of Earl - Gene Chandler
  • UK #1 Song: Rock A Hula Baby/Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley