What Happened on May 31, 1962

Historical Events

  • "Tell It To Groucho" last airs on CBS-TV
  • The West Indies Federation, made up of former British Caribbean territories, dissolves

Famous Birthdays

  • Børge Ousland, Norwegian polar explorer, 1st person to complete solo crossing of the Antarctic, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Corey Hart, Canadian rock vocalist ("Sunglasses At Night"), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dina Boluarte, Peruvian politician (1st Female President of Peru 2022-), born in Chalhuanca, Peru
  • Henry 'Gizmo' Williams, American-Canadian CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Joe Orsulak, American MLB outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • Sebastian Koch, German actor
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Eduardo Toldrà, Spanish Catalan composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • Henry F. Ashurst, American Democratic politician (U.S. Senator from Arizona), dies at 87

About May 31, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

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