On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

Clyde Drexler

Clyde "The Glide" Drexler, 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
1962 Highlights

About June 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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