What Happened on July 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • 19 die in a train crash in Steelton, Pennsylvania
  • Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Rachel Sweet, American singer, born in Akron, Ohio
Born in 1962

Famous Weddings

Lenny Wilkens

NBA player Lenny Wilkens (24) weds Marilyn Reed

About July 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Roses Are Red (My Love) - Bobby Vinton
  • UK #1 Song: I Remember You - Frank Ifield