What Happened on June 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time and record "Besame Mucho" with Pete Best on drums

Famous Birthdays

  • Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japanese filmmaker (Shoplifters), born in Tokyo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, American actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail), dies of poisoning at 63
  • Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter, dies at 34