What Happened on January 6, 1962

Famous Birthdays

Michael Houser (1962-2002)

American guitarist (Widespread Panic), born in Boone, North Carolina

  • Philip Brown, English 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Birmingham, England
  • Sean Landeta, NFL place kicker (NY Giants), born in Baltimore, Maryland
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57
1962 Highlights

About January 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
  • UK #1 Song: The Young Ones - Cliff Richard & The Shadows