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)
: Australian marathoner (1988, 92, 96 Olympics - 5th Place)
: Rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1962 ?
5th U.S. President James Monroe. Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Esquire Magazine cover
Vogue Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.7787
Ship of Fools - Katherine Anne Porter
Dearly Beloved - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A Shade of Difference - Allen Drur
Youngblood Hawk - Herman Wouk
Sankas 97% caffein-free coffee (1962)
Oldsmobile 98 Holiday Sports Sedan (1962)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 26 September 1962 is such a special date for you!