What Happened on July 1, 1962

Historical Events

  • Algeria votes for independence from France
  • Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)

Famous Birthdays

  • (Martin) "Marti" Frederiksen, American songwriter, record producer, and musician (Aerosmith; Carrie Underwood; Gavin Rossdale), born in Hawthorne, California.
  • Andre Braugher, American actor (Homicide: Life on the Street, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1962

About July 1, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Stripper - David Rose and His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Come Outside - Mike Sarne with Wendy Richard