On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Elt, singer (Sleeze Beez)
  • David Brock, American political commentator (Media Matters for America), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Graham Waterhouse, English cellist and composer (Chieftan's Salute), born in London
  • Mireille Delunsch, French soprano, born in Mulhouse, France
  • Simon Hill, English-Australian football commentator, born in Manchester

Famous Deaths

  • Felice Lattuada, Italian composer and educator (Civica Scuola di Musica, Milan, 1935-62), dies at 80
1962 Highlights

About November 2, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: He's A Rebel - The Crystals
  • UK #1 Song: Lovesick Blues - Frank Ifield