Saturday 1 September 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ruud Gullit and Sabine Paturel.
In that special week of September 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 In The Clearing by Robert Frost 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! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 September 1962 ?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- Ruud Gullit: Dutch TV host and sportscaster on the news, giving the commentary of European Nations Cup Football.
- Sabine Paturel
- Robert L Haller: Coon Dog Trainer.
- Tony Cascarino: English footballer.
- Michelle Meyrink: Canadian actress.
- 12,000 die in an earthquake in western Iran
- KATC TV channel 3 in Lafayette, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
- UN announces Earth population has hit 3 billion
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