What Happened on September 7, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Egan, American novelist (A Visit from the Goon Squad), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese historical novelist, dies at 70
  • Isak Dinesen [Karen Blixen-Finecke], Danish baroness and writer (Out of Africa), dies at 77
  • Morris Louis, American painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49
1962 Highlights

About September 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sheila - Tommy Roe
  • UK #1 Song: She's Not You - Elvis Presley