What Happened on March 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • Devastating 8 for 6 spell by West Indian spin bowler Lance Gibbs gives home side innings & 30 run 3rd Test win over India in Bridgetown
  • Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees

Famous Birthdays

  • Ged Grimes, Scottish rock bassist, and producer (Danny Wilson; Deacon Blue; Simple Minds), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Jure Franko, Slovenian-Yugoslav alpine skier, born in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • Terry Szopinski, American pro-wrestler (The Warlord), born in Pompano Beach, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Wast, Argentine writer (b. 1883)
1962 Highlights

About March 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 11 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