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


Person of interestClyde Drexler

Clyde "Glide" Drexler, NBA Guard (Houston Rockets, Port Trailblazers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NBA Swingman Clyde Drexler
NBA Swingman
Clyde Drexler
  • 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? 58 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer