On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Tell It To Groucho" last airs on CBS-TV
  • The West Indies Federation dissolves.

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Hart, Canadian vocalist (Sunglasses at Night), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Henry Williams, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Joe Orsulak, Glen Ridge NJ, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
  • Sebastian Koch, German actor

Famous Deaths

  • Eduardo Toldra, composer, dies at 67
  • Henry F. Ashurst, American Democratic politician (U.S. Senator from Arizona), dies at 87