What Happened on March 25, 1962

Historical Events

  • "Family Affair" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • French OAS-leader ex-general Jouhaud arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Martín, Spanish basketball center (first Spaniard in NBA 1986, Portland Trail Blazers; FIBA Club World Cup 1981, Real Madrid), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1989)
  • Marcia Cross, American television actress (Melrose Place), born in Marlborough, Massachusetts
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Piccard, Swiss scientist, explorer and balloonist (1st flight into stratosphere, by balloon), dies at 78

About March 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't Break The Heart That Loves You - Connie Francis
  • UK #1 Song: Wonderful Land - The Shadows