What Happened on May 17, 1962

Historical Events

  • Marin County withdraws from BART district

Famous Birthdays

Craig Ferguson (61 years old)

Scottish-American comedian, actor (The Drew Carey Show), writer and television host (The Late Late Show, 2005-14), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • Lise Lyng Falkenberg, Danish writer
  • Scott Case, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Steven Honigberg, American classical cellist (National Symphony Orchestra; Potomac String Quartet), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Tracey Bryn, American alt-rock vocalist (Voice of the Beehive - "Don't Call Me Baby; "I Think I Love You"), born in Encino, California
Born in 1962
1962 Highlights

About May 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 9 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