Friday 21 September 1962
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Grant Fuhr in Edmonton and Hubert Mounier.
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.
On TV people were watching I'm Dickens, He's Fenster.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 21 September 1962 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Grant Fuhr in Edmonton: Alberta, Canada; NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers).
- Hubert Mounier: French singer of the pop band "L'Affaire Louis' Trio", aka Cleet Boris, he went on a solo career after separation.
- Roberta Torre: Italian film director.
- Rob Morrow: American actor singer and director.
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