On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • "Brighter Day" last airs on CBS-TV daytime
  • "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster" debuts on ABC-TV
  • "Jan Murray Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • "Verdict Is Yours," last airs on CBS-TV
  • Alouette (Canada), 1st Canadian satellite, launched
  • Paddington tram depot fire destroys 65 trams in Brisbane, Australia.
  • The last airing of "The Tonight Show" prior to Johnny Carson becoming host airs on NBC-TV

Famous Birthdays

Grant Fuhr

Grant Fuhr, Canadian NHL goalie (Oilers), born in Spruce Grove, Alberta

  • Irving Fryar, American NFL wide receiver (5-time Pro Bowl, #1 pick 1984 Draft), born in Mount Holly Township, New jersey
  • Laurie Rinker-Graham, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1987 3rd), born in Stuart, Florida
  • Luis Enrique, spanish singer (Luces del Alma)
  • S C Grant, British Lt-General
  • Thomas Mork, Danish actor (Krystalbarnet, Bryggeren)
1962 Highlights

About September 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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