Sunday 26 August 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lalla Meryem and Bob Mionske.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Little Eva.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
The 300 Spartans, directed by Rudolph Mat, 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 Dr. Finlay's Casebook.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1962 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Lalla Meryem : Moroccan princess, the first daughter and eldest child of the late King Hassan II of Morocco and his wife Lalla Latifa.
- Bob Mionske: American cyclist and attorney.
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Salt Lake City Golf Open
- Minn Twins Jack Kralick no-hits Kansas City Athletics, 1-0
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