On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1962

Historical Events

Music History

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 and painter, dies at 34
1962 Highlights

About June 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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