Monday 22 October 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett.
In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, directed by Robert Aldrich, 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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- Huseyin Kenan Ayd?n: German politician.
- Derrick Waldroup: Chicago, Illinois -- 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (1996 Olympics).
- Gayle Stammer: Livermore, California -- Beach volleyballer (1996 Olympics).
- Bob Odenkirk: American actor and comedian (Mr.
- JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba
- JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis
- JFK receives Ugandan Premier Milton Obote
- In a televised speech, US President John F. Kennedy announces that U.S. spy planes have discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba which would house medium-range missiles capable of striking a number of major cities in the United States. Kennedy announces that he is ordering a naval "quarantine" of Cuba to prevent Soviet ships from transporting any more offensive weapons to the island.
- Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center, Washington, USA.
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