Thursday 30 August 1962
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ricky Sanders and Alexander Litvinenko.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sheila by Tommy Roe.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Cleo from 5 to 7, directed by Agns Varda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Ship Of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The New Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1962 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Ricky Sanders: NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins).
- Alexander Litvinenko: Russian KGB officer (d. 2006).
- Frédéric Dassas: French official, the Chief curator at the Decorative Arts Department of the Louvre Museum.
- Craig Whittaker: English businessman and politician.
- Japan conducts a test of the NAMC YS-11, its first aircraft since World War II and its only successful commercial aircraft from before or after the war.
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