What Happened on June 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Anisoara Stanciu-Cusmir, Romanian long jumper (Olympic gold 1984), born in Brăila, Romania

Famous Deaths

Mickey CochraneMickey Cochrane (1903-1962)

American Baseball HOF catcher (MLB All-Star 1934, 35; World Series 1929, 30, 35; AL MVP 1928, 34; Philadelphia A's, Detroit Tigers) and manager (Detroit Tigers 1934–38), dies of lymphatic cancer at 59

1962 Highlights

About June 28, 1962

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