Monday 12 November 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons.
In UK Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Mutiny on the Bounty, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Amy Fitzgerald: American homicide victim, murdered on 5/11/1993 by her estranged husband, Gregory (born 5/26/1957).
- Naomi Wolf: American author and former political consultant.
- Ben Crabbé: Belgian quizmaster, talkshow host and musician.
- Christophe Bouchet: French official and businessman, the president of French football club Olympique de Marseille from spring 2002 to November 2004.
- Jeff Reed: Joliet, Illinois -- Catcher (Colorado Rockies).
- Wim Kieft: Dutch soccer star (Ajax / Gir de Bordeaux / PSV)
- Kuniko Asagi: Japanese actress and television host
- Jon Dough: American porn actor director and producer (d. 2006)
- Mariella Frostrup: Norwegian journalist and television presenter
- Mark Hunter: Canadian ice hockey player coach and manager
- Neal Shusterman: American author and poet
- Brix Smith: American singer and guitarist (The Fall and The Adult Net)
- Pierre Boussaguet: French double bass player and jazz composer. He often played at the Marciac jazz festival with the Guy Lafitte quartet and also with Ray Brown.
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