What Happened on January 21, 1962

Historical Events

Event of Interest

JFK arrives in Uruguay

  • Snow falls in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie Trintignant, French actress (d. 2003)
  • Tyler Cowen, American economist
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • André Lhote, French painter and art historian (Traité du paysage), dies at 76

About January 21, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 1 day
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