What Happened on May 13, 1962

Historical Events

Sports History

LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Montgomery CC: Mickey Wright wins on the 4th hole of a sudden-death playoff with Mary Lena Faulk

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (d. 2003)
  • Kathleen Jamie, Scottish poet
  • Paul McDermott, Australian comedian
  • Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Jenks, American stage and screen actor (Colonel Flack, Zombies on Broadway), dies of cancer at 59
  • Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter, dies at 51
  • H. Trendley Dean, American dental surgeon who introduced fluoridation into water, dies from complications of asthma and emphysema at 68
1962 Highlights

About May 13, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Soldier Boy - The Shirelles
  • UK #1 Song: Nut Rocker - B. Bumble & The Stingers