What Happened on September 14, 1962

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Kurvers, American ice hockey defenseman (Hobey Baker Award 1984; Stanley Cup 1986 Montreal Canadiens), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2021)
Born in 1962

Famous Divorces

Janet Leigh & Tony Curtis

American actress Janet Leigh (35) divorces American actor Tony Curtis (37) after 10 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Delannoy, French composer, dies at 64
1962 Highlights

About September 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sherry - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: She's Not You - Elvis Presley