What Happened on July 21, 1962

Historical Events

  • 160 civil right activists jailed after demonstration in Albany, Georgia
  • Battles on Chinese & Indies boundary

Famous Birthdays

  • Ike Eisenmann, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey), born in Houston, Texas
  • Lee Aaron [Karen Lynn Greening], Canadian rock singer (Metal Queen), born in Belleville, Ontario
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • G. M. Trevelyan [George Macaulay Trevelyan], British historian and academic, dies at 86

About July 21, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 14 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 Remember You - Frank Ifield