On This Day

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

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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? 58 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus