What Happened on July 30, 1962

Historical Events

  • 33rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Wrigley Field, Chicago, MVP: Leon Wagner (LA Angels)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Green, British Royal Air Force and 1st to break sound barrier on land, born in Atherstone, Warwickshire, England
  • Jay Feaster, American National Hockey League executive, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Tom Pagnozzi, American baseball catcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Vladimir Dezhurov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-21), born in Yavas, Mordovia, Soviet Union
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Myron McCormick, American actor (China Girl, Jigsaw), dies of cancer at 54
1962 Highlights

About July 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 28 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