What Happened on July 3, 1962

Historical Events

  • Algerian Revolution against French rule ends (Algeria gains independence on 5th July)

Famous Birthdays

  • Hunter Tylo [Deborah Jo Hunter], American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Thomas Gibson, American actor (Dr Daniel Nyland-Chicago Hope), born in Charleston, South Carolina

Tom CruiseTom Cruise (60 years old)

American actor (Risky Business, Jerry MaGuire, Rainman), born in Syracuse, New York


1962 Highlights

About July 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 5 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