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 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 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
  • Mr. ArkadinMr. Arkadin
    directed by Orson Welles
    starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave
  • Carnival of SoulsCarnival of Souls
    directed by Herk Harvey
    starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger
  • Divorce Italian StyleDivorce Italian Style
    directed by Pietro Germi
    starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli
  • The Naked IslandThe Naked Island
    directed by Kaneto Shind
    starring: Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Shinji Tanaka
  • Cleo from 5 to 7Cleo from 5 to 7
    directed by Agns Varda
    starring: Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Wednesday, 26 September 1962 ?

Facts
  • 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)

Famous People born
Steve Moneghetti: Australian marathoner (1988, 92, 96 Olympics - 5th Place)
Tracey Thorn: Rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)

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Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.7787
Sports Illustrated: no.7787

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 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

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 5th U.S. President James Monroe.  Painting from the Metropolitan Museum  of Art
5th U.S. President James Monroe. Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

Ship of Fools - Katherine Anne Porter

Ship of Fools - Katherine Anne Porter

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Books

Dearly Beloved - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Dearly Beloved - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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Books

A Shade of Difference - Allen Drur

A Shade of Difference - Allen Drur

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Books

Youngblood Hawk - Herman Wouk

Youngblood Hawk - Herman Wouk

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Old Journal Ads

In or out of the water you feel this cool, this clean, this fresh with (1962)' titleIn or out of the water you feel this cool, this clean, this fresh with (1962)' title
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Old Journal Ads

Evinrude Outboard Motor  Unlimited Time (1962)Evinrude Outboard Motor Unlimited Time (1962)
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General Telephone  Growing Abroad (1962)General Telephone Growing Abroad (1962)
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Tell the world why Wednesday, 26 September 1962 is such a special date for you!