What Happened on September 15, 1962

Historical Events

  • "Bravo, Giovanni" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • Australia's 1st entry in America's Cup yacht race (US wins)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • WOKR TV channel 13 in Rochester, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dina Lohan, American television personality, mother and manager of actress Lindsay Lohan, born in NYC, New York
  • Earnest Byner, American NFL running back (Cleveland Browns) and coach, born in Milledgeville, Georgia
  • Rebecca Miller, American director and writer (The Ballad of Jack and Rose), born in Roxbury, Connecticut
Born in 1962

Famous Weddings

Janet Leigh

American actress Janet Leigh (35) weds Swedish film maker and stockbroker Robert Brandt

About September 15, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 18 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