On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Norway named ombudsman

Famous Birthdays

  • Ally Sheedy [Alexandria], American actress (Wargames, Breakfast Club), born in NYC, New York
  • Davey Hamilton, American auto racer and broadcaster, (Indycar Series runner-up 1996-97, 98), born in Nampa, Idaho
  • Hannah Storm, American sports journalist (CNN, NBC), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Karen Kurreck, Urbana Ill, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Mark Frankel, British actor (Leon the Pig Farmer), born in Pontrhydyfen, Wales (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene Goossens, British conductor and composer (Perseus), dies at 69