What Happened on February 3, 1962

Historical Events

  • John Uelses pole vaults record 489 cm

Historic Event

US President John F. Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food & drugs

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Handle, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)

Famous Deaths

  • Werner Bock, writer, dies
1962 Highlights

About February 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Peppermint Twist - Part I - Joey Dee & the Starliters
  • UK #1 Song: The Young Ones - Cliff Richard & The Shadows