What Happened on November 18, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Moyer, Sellersville PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

Kirk HammettKirk Hammett (60 years old)

American heavy-metal guitarist (Metallica - Master of Puppets; "Enter Sandman"), born in San Francisco, California

  • Vladimir Vladimirovich Karashtin, Russian cosmonaut
Born in 1962

Famous Weddings

Barry White

Singer Barry White (18) weds childhood sweetheart Betty Smith

Famous Deaths

  • Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre), dies at 63

Niels BohrNiels Bohr (1885-1962)

Danish physicist who expanded quantum physics (Nobel Prize 1922), dies at 77

1962 Highlights

About November 18, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Big Girls Don't Cry - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: Lovesick Blues - Frank Ifield