On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • WMGM-AM in New York City changes call letters to WHN

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Bailey, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Coventry, England
  • Chunli Li, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Rae Dawn Chong, actress (Quest for Fire), born in Edmonton, Alberta

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, comedian (Olsen & Johnson), dies at 70
1962 Highlights

About February 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 4 months
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