What Happened on November 29, 1962

Historical Events

  • Great Britain & France decide to jointly build the Concorde supersonic airliner
  • Major League Baseball decides to revert to 1 All-Star game per year, after 4 seasons in which 2 All-Star games were played

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew McCarthy, American actor (St Elmo's Fire; Class), born in NYC, New York
  • Andy LaRocque [Anders Allhage], Swedish musician and songwriter (King Diamond), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Sadanand Viswanath, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (v Sri Lanka 1985-86)

Famous Deaths

  • Rav Aaron Kotler, Orthodox Talmudic scholar, dies in Lakewood, New Jersey
1962 Highlights

About November 29, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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