On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1962

Historical Events

  • Jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristine W [Weitz], American musician ranked by Billboard as the 8th Greatest Dance Artist of all-time (The Advocate), born in Pasco, Washington
  • Nick Rhodes [Bates], British keyboardist (Duran Duran - "Hungry Like the Wolf"), born in Moseley, Birmingham, England
1962 Highlights

About June 8, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini