What Happened on November 7, 1962

Historical Events

  • Columbia Records completes a three-night live recording of Barbra Steisand at the Bon Soir nightclub in Greenwich Village, NYC for her debut album; technical issues force them to shelf the release and bring her to a studio to record

NHL Record

Glenn Hall set NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie

Election of Interest

Richard Nixon tells press he won't be available to kick around any more after losing election for Governor of California


1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Arend Bouwmeester, Dutch saxophonist (Bob Color)
  • Wayne N. Phillips, Australian cricket batsman (1 Test; Victoria), born in Geelong, Australia
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

American diplomat (UN Commission on Human Rights), activist and First Lady of the United States (1933-45), dies at 78

About November 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
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: He's A Rebel - The Crystals
  • UK #1 Song: Lovesick Blues - Frank Ifield