On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1962

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tony Sheridan & Beatles produce "My Bonnie" & "The Saints"

Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist Tony Sheridan
Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist
Tony Sheridan

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendon Kuruppu, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman, 201* debut v NZ 1987), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Danny Jackson, American baseball pitcher (Royals/Phillies/Cardinals), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Donald John Cowie, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Suzy Amis, American actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1962 Highlights

About January 5, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn