On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1962

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Akie Abe, current First Lady of Japan
  • Brent Sutter, Viking, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Duane Sutter, NHL player (NY Islander)
  • Gina Gershon, American actress

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers

1962 Highlights

About June 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini