Saturday 18 August 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). 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.
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Sandra Marie Miller Farmer-Patrick: Kingston, Jamaica -- 400m hurdler.
- Felipe Calderon: President of Mexico.
- Felipe Calderón: Mexican lawyer and politician 56th President of Mexico.
- Geoff Courtnall: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Cleo Ridgely: Silent screen actress (I Remember Mama), dies at 68.
- Peter, Paul and Mary release their first hit "If I Had a Hammer".
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