What Happened on June 24, 1962

Historical Events

  • Outfielder Jack Reed hits his only MLB home run in the 22nd-inning as NY Yankees edge Detroit Tigers, 9-7 in slowest extra-inning game in league history; 7:00 hours

Famous Birthdays

  • Gautam Adani, Indian businessman (Adani Group, India's 2nd richest person), born in Ahmedabad, India

Famous Deaths

  • Lucile Watson, Canadian actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83
1962 Highlights

About June 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 12 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