On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Bates, English tennis player
  • Ken Tohill, American jockey, born in Pleasanton, California

Person of interestPaula Abdul

Paula Abdul, American singer-songwriter, choreographer (Straight Up) and TV personality (American Idol), born in San Fernando, California

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Borzage, American director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69
  • Will Wright, American actor (Adam's Rib, Living Christ Story), dies of cancer at 68
1962 Highlights

About June 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini