Friday June 01, 1962

US date format: 6/1/1962, UK date format: 1/6/1962

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 1, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jesse Johnson and Sherri Howard. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Pull. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
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Events

  • Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit.
  • Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
  • USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m

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Movies

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson

Country: United States of America

Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin

Country: United States of America

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States of America

Knife in the Water

Knife in the Water

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Anna Ciepielewska

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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The Big Pull

The Big Pull

Starring: John Barrett, Michael Browning, Jean Dallas, Felix Deebank

Richard the Lionheart

Richard the Lionheart

Directed by: Dermot Walsh

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Robin Hunter, Alan Haywood, Iain Gregory

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Dakotas

The Dakotas

Starring: Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Michael Greene

Country: United States of America

La belle et son fantôme

La belle et son fantôme

The Tonight Show

The Tonight Show

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Art Linkletter

Country: United States of America

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman

The Guns Of August

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeThe Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

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The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

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O Ye Jigs

Why Not Victory? by Barry M. Goldwater

Why Not Victory?

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"THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE TO VICTORY IS-OBVIOUSLY-DEFEAT" In this one sentence the outspoken senator from Arizona cuts through the theories of coexistence, compromise and containment that have been obscuring US thinking on cold

The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault

The Bull From The Sea

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The Bull from the Sea reconstructs the legend of Theseus, the valiant youth who slew the Minotaur, became king, and brought prosperity to Attica.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 01, 1962?

On June 01, 1962 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is June 01, 1962?

On June 01, 1962 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 01, 1962?

On June 01, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 01, 1962?

On June 01, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 01, 1962?

On June 01, 1962 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 01, 1962?

On June 01, 1962 several famous people were born including, Jesse Johnson, Sherri Howard, Corey Hart.

What was the number one song in June 01, 1962?

The number one song in the week of June 01, 1962 was I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles in US and Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley in UK.

What were the top hits on June 01, 1962?

The top hits on June 01, 1962 were I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles, Stranger On The Shore by Mr. Acker Bilk, Soldier Boy by The Shirelles in US and Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley, Do You Want To Dance / I'm Looking Out The Window by Cliff Richard, Come Outside by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard in UK.


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