Monday 24 September 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arden Knoll and Jack Dee.
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 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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- Arden Knoll: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan -- Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Klondike-2nd).
- Jack Dee: British comedian.
- Joseph Kennedy: II; American politician (Representative-Democrat-Massachusetts).
- Robert Bouchet: French homicide; he killed his mother with accomplice Marie-Ange Thonin.
- Diana Kouassi: American artist and singer.
- Ally McCoist: Scottish footballer
- Nia Vardalos: Movie Actress
- Rosamund Kwan: Hong Kong actress
- Mike Phelan: English footballer coach and manager
- Tim Supple: English director and producer
- Ilgvars Zalāns: Latvian painter
- Charles Reisner: American silent actor and film director (Born 1887).
- KWSU TV channel 10 in Pullman, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
- US Circuit Court of Appeals orders James Meredith admitted to University of Mississippi.
- United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith.
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