What Happened on July 10, 1962

Historical Events

  • 32nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at D.C. Stadium, Washington

Event of Interest

Martin Luther King Jr. arrested during demonstration in Georgia

  • Telstar, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, launched
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Papa, Kenyan comedian and actor (Papa Shirandula), born in Busia, Kenya (d. 2020)
Born in 1962

About July 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Roses Are Red (My Love) - Bobby Vinton
  • UK #1 Song: I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles