On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1962

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Music Producer George Martin
Music Producer
George Martin
Original Drummer of the Beatles Pete Best
Original Drummer of the Beatles
Pete Best

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? 58 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini