What Happened on September 24, 1962

Historical Events

  • KWSU TV channel 10 in Pullman, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • US Circuit Court of Appeals orders Meredith admitted to University of Mississippi

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Dee, British comedian (I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue), born in Bromley, England
  • Jake Phelps, American skateboarder, journalist (editor Thrasher magazine), born in San Francisco, CA (d. 2019)
  • Mike Phelan, English footballer and coach (Manchester United), born in Nelson, England
  • Nia Vardalos, Canadian American actress (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
1962 Highlights

About September 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 8 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: She's Not You - Elvis Presley