What Happened on June 22, 1962

Historical Events

  • 12th Berlin International Film Festival: "A Kind of Loving" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1st test flight of a Hovercraft
  • French Boeing 707 crashes at Guadeloupe, 113 killed
1962 History

Famous Birthdays

Clyde Drexler (61 years old)

NBA guard, 1983-98, 10X All-Star (Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Olympic gold, 1992), and broadcaster, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Stephen Chow, Hong Kong film director and actor (Kung Fu Hustle, The Mermaid), born in Hong Kong
Born in 1962

Famous Weddings

Jane Froman

American actress-singer Jane Froman (54) weds college friend Rowland Smith

About June 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles
  • UK #1 Song: Come Outside - Mike Sarne with Wendy Richard