On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1962

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 to 31,580 m

Experimental Physicist, Astronaut and NASA Test Pilot Joseph A. Walker
Experimental Physicist, Astronaut and NASA Test Pilot
Joseph A. Walker

Famous Birthdays

  • Janice Lawrence Braxton, WNBA center (Cleveland Rockers, Olympics - gold, 1984), born in Lucedale, Mississippi
  • Michael Cartellone, American rock drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Solon, Ohio
  • Patrick "Paddy" McAloon, British singer-songwriter (Prefab Sprout - "When Love Breaks Down"), born in Witton Gilbert, Durham, England
  • Takuya Kurosawa, Japanese racing driver, born in Ibaraki, Japan
1962 Highlights

About June 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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