On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1962

Historical Events

  • Marin County withdraws from BART district

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCraig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson, Scottish actor, writer and comedian, born in Glasgow, Scotland

Actor & Comedian Craig Ferguson
Actor & Comedian
Craig Ferguson
  • Lise Lyng Falkenberg, Danish writer
  • Scott Case, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Tracey Bryn, American alt-rock vocalist (Voice of the Beehive - "Don't Call Me Baby; "I Think I Love You"), born in Encino, California
1962 Highlights

About May 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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