On This Day

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

Person of interestTom Cruise

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

Actor Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise

1962 Highlights

About July 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer