It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sherry by The Four Seasons.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
To Kill a Mockingbird, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most successful movies released in 1962
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in September 1962 ?
- To Kill a Mockingbird
directed by Robert Mulligan
starring: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton
- Lawrence of Arabia
directed by David Lean
starring: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn
directed by Stanley Kubrick
starring: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon
- Dr. No
directed by Terence Young
starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee
- The Longest Day
directed by Ken Annakin
starring: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton
Which were the important events of Wednesday, 26 September 1962 ?
Famous People born
- LA Dodger Maury Wills becomes 1st to steal 100 bases (en route to 104)
- TV comedy series Beverly Hillbillies premieres on CBS
- Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)
: Australian marathoner (1988, 92, 96 Olympics - 5th Place)
: Rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)
Ship of Fools - Katherine Anne Porter
Dearly Beloved - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A Shade of Difference - Allen Drur
Youngblood Hawk - Herman Wouk
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1962 ?
Sports Illustrated: no.7787
Vogue Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
5th U.S. President James Monroe. Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Sheaffers Desk Set Fountain Pen Ad, Write at Hand (1962)
Stevens 87 Automatic Rifle Got the Jump (1962)
Land-rover 4-wheel Drive Vehicle (1962)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 26 September 1962 is such a special date for you!