Tuesday 14 August 1962
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Foltz and Mark Robert Isfeld.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, 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.
On TV people were watching Dr. Finlay's Casebook.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Jerry Foltz: Las Vegas, Nevada -- Nike golfer (1991 Pensacola Open-2nd).
- Mark Robert Isfeld: Combat engineer.
- Mark Gubicza: American pro baseball pitcher who signed with the Kansas City Royals in the second round free-agent draft pick 6/08/1981.
- Bunny: Movie Actress.
- Kevin Harris: Canadian skateboarder.
- NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m
- US mail truck in Plymouth, Massachusetts robbed of more than US$1.5 million.
- French and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel.
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