What Happened on July 8, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan Osborne, American singer-songwriter ("One Of Us"), born in Anchorage, Kentucky
  • Rob Burnett, American television head writer (David Letterman), born in North Caldwell, New Jersey
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Bataille, French writer and philosopher (b. 1897)
1962 Highlights

About July 8, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Roses Are Red (My Love) - Bobby Vinton
  • UK #1 Song: I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles