On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1962

Historical Events

  • A one-day record 54 home runs hit in baseball
  • Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½"

Famous Birthdays

  • Akie Abe (née Matsuzaki), First Lady of Japan, 2006-07 and 2012-20, born in Tokyo
  • Brent Sutter, Canadian NHL center, 1980-98 (New York Islanders, Chicago Blackhawks), and coach, 2007-12 (New Jersey Devils, Calgary Flames), born in Viking, Alberta
  • Gina Gershon, American actress (Cocktail; City Of Hope), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Weddings

Gale Sayers

NFL Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers (19) weds his high school sweetheart Linda McNeil

1962 Highlights

About June 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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