On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile: Brazil go 1-down early but recover to beat Czechoslovakia, 3-1
  • Lou Brock is 2nd to HR into Polo Grounds right-center field bleachers

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Oakmont CC: Jack Nicklaus wins his first major title by 3 strokes in an 18-hole playoff with Arnold Palmer


Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Brady, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Morris, Illinois
  • Michael Monroe, Finnish singer (Hanoi Rocks), born in Helsinki, Finland

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Jack Nicholson (25) weds Sandra Knight (22) in Los Angeles