What Happened on March 22, 1962

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Musical "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" starring Barbra Streisand in her Broadway debut, opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 300 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan Aguilera, Spanish tennis player, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Steve Dillon, English comic book artist (Preacher), born in London (d. 2016)
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Aura Abranches, Portuguese actress (Lisboa; O Primo Basilio), dies at 65
1962 Highlights

About March 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel
  • UK #1 Song: Wonderful Land - The Shadows