What Happened on October 6, 1962

Historical Events

  • 16th NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Garden, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat All-Stars, 4-1; MVP: Eddie Shack, Toronto, LW
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Rich Yett, baseball player
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Tod Browning, American film director (Dracula), dies at 82

About October 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sherry - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: Telstar - Tornados