On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1962

Historical Events

  • "Jules et Jim", based on the novel by Henri-Pierre Roché, directed by François Truffau and starring Jeanne Moreau is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British intelligence officer Kim Philby defects to USSR

  • Libya, Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb

Famous Birthdays

  • Elvira Lindo, Spanish writer & journalist, born in Cádiz, Spain
  • Vasia Panayopoulou, Greek actress, born in Mytilene, Greece
1962 Highlights

About January 23, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius