On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Einar Örn [Benediktsson], Icelandic rock singer (The Sugarcubes; Ghostdigital), born in Reykjavík, Iceland

Famous Deaths

  • Siegfried Salomon, Danish composer, dies at 77
1962 Highlights

About October 29, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 29 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: Telstar - Tornados