What Happened on November 20, 1962

Historical Events

Sports History

Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP for the 3rd time

  • USSR agrees to remove remaining Ilyushin Il-28 bomber jets from Cuba, US lifts blockade

Famous Birthdays

  • Gail Ann Dorsey, American session and touring bassist, singer, and songwriter (David Bowie; Tears for Fears; Dar Williams), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Steve Alexander, Welsh pop drummer (Brother Beyond - "The Harder I Try"), born in Ystradgynlais, Penrhos, Wales
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Jasper McLevy, American politician (Socialist mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1933-57), dies at 84

About November 20, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 5 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