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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Mr. Arkadin
directed by Orson Welles
starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave
- Carnival of Souls
directed by Herk Harvey
starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger
- Divorce Italian Style
directed by Pietro Germi
starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli
- The Naked Island
directed by Kaneto Shind
starring: Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Shinji Tanaka
- Cleo from 5 to 7
directed by Agns Varda
starring: Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray
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)
- The Yemen Arab Republic is proclaimed.
: Australian marathoner (1988, 92, 96 Olympics - 5th Place)
: Rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)
Melissa Sue Anderson in California
: USA; actress (Little House on the Prairie).
: Australian con artist
: English author
: American guitarist (Megadeth)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1962 ?
Sports Illustrated: no.7787
5th U.S. President James Monroe. Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Vogue Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
Ship of Fools - Katherine Anne Porter
Dearly Beloved - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A Shade of Difference - Allen Drur
Youngblood Hawk - Herman Wouk
Honeywell Pentax EE 35 Camera For Your Wife (1962)
Budweiser Beer Cans Lazy Afternoon Bar Decor (1962)
Cisco Sportshirt Hiking Climbing Tetons (1962)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 26 September 1962 is such a special date for you!