Wednesday 19 September 1962
It was Wednesday, 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 Sherry by The 4 Seasons.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Carnival of Souls, directed by Herk Harvey, 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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- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Randy Myers: Vancouver, Washington -- Pitcher (Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles).
- Tonja Walker: Huntington, West Virginia -- Actress (Alex-One Life to Live).
- Alain Thébault: French yachtsman and skipper of l'Hydroptère.
- Cheri Oteri: American actress producer and screenwriter.
- Ken Rosenthal: American sportscaster.
- Pogodin: Writer.
- Atlantic College opens it doors for the first time, marking the birth of the pioneering UWC educational movement.
- A border conflict between China and India erupts into fighting.
- ''New Musical Express'', a British music magazine, publishes a story about two 13-year-old schoolgirls, Sue and Mary, releasing a disc on Decca and adds ampquotA Liverpool group, The Beatles, have recorded 'Love Me Do' for Parlophone Records, set for October 5 release.ampquot
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