What Happened on July 4, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • KIKU (now KHNL) TV channel 13 in Honolulu, HI (IND) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Neil Morrissey, English actor (Men Behaving Badly), born in Stafford, England
  • Pam Shriver, American tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Olympic gold 1988), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Rex Bell [George Francis Beldam], American cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns) and 21st Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, dies from a heart attack at 58