What Happened on January 7, 1962

Historical Events

  • 1st AFL All Star Game, Balboa Stadium, San Diego, California: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 47-27; MVP Cotton Davidson, Dallas Texans, QB

Assassination Attempt

Assassination attempt fails on Indonesian President Sukarno

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Hall Wheelock [1]
1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Dugin, Russian politician, born in Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
  • Hallie Todd [Eckstein], American actress (Brothers; Lizzie McQuire; The Check Is In The Mail), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jeff Montgomery, American baseball pitcher, 1987-99, 3X All-Star; AL saves leader, 1993 (Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Royals), born in Wellston, Ohio
  • Ron Rivera, American NFL player and coach (Washington), born in Fort Ord, California
  • Taja Sevelle [Nancy Richardson], American R&B-pop singer-songwriter ("Love Is Contagious"), food security advocate (Urban Farming), and novelist, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Born in 1962

About January 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

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