Saturday 8 September 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sheila by Tommy Roe.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
The Naked Island, directed by Kaneto Shind, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Ship Of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
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- Jean-Félix Lalanne: Famous French guitarist (Uruguayan mother), brother of pop singer Francis Lalanne.
- Linda Bennett: English-Icelandic fashion designer founded L.K.
- Sergio Casal: Spanish tennis player.
- Christopher Klim: American physicist and author.
- Thomas Kretschmann: German-American actor.
- Jay Ziskrout: American drummer and producer (Bad Religion)
- Hermann Standiger: German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84.
- Chinese troops exceed Mac-Mahon-line (Tibet-India boundary)
- Last run of the famous Pines Express over the Somerset and Dorset Railway line (UK) fittingly using the last steam locomotive built by British Railways, 9F locomotive 92220 Evening Star.
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