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
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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 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in September 1962 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Ship of Fools
by Katherine Anne Porter
The story takes place in the summer of 1931, on board a cruise ship bound for Germany. Passengers include a Spanish noblewoman, a drunken German lawyer, an American divorcee, a pair of Mexican Catholic priests.
by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A June wedding sets the scene for Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s bestselling novel, Dearly Beloved. The ceremony is a great moment during which the “gathered together” survey not just this couple, this occasion, but their own lives, hopes, and fears.
Ballantines Scotch 42 Barrels By Loch Lomond (1962)
Liberty Mutual Insurance Dozed at the Wheel (1962)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 26 September 1962 is such a special date for you!