On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Ank Bijleveld-Schouten, Dutch politician
  • Clare Grogan, rocker (Altered Images-Happy Birthday)
  • Janet Patricia Gardner, Juneau Alaska, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
  • Roxy Dora Petrucci, Rochester Minn, rock drummer (Vixen-Rev It Up)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Orth, American actor (Boston Blackie, Brothers), dies at 82
  • Wilhelm Blaschke, Austrian integral geometer, dies at 76
1962 Highlights

About March 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces