On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1962

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Lolita" film based on Vladimir Nabokov's novel directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring James Mason and Sue Lyon is released

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick
Novelist Vladimir Nabokov
Vladimir Nabokov
  • 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
1962 Highlights

About June 13, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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