What Happened on May 4, 1962

Historical Events

  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Oleta Adams, American soul singer and pianist, born in Seattle, Washington
Born in 1962

Famous Weddings

Christopher Plummer

Actor Christopher Plummer (32) weds columnist Patricia Lewis at the Marylebone Registry office in London

1962 Highlights

About May 4, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 3 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: Wonderful Land - The Shadows