Sunday 2 September 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Reign of Terror (French Revolution) and Dominique Farrugia.
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 Portrait In Brownstone by Louis Auchincloss 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!.
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- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Reign of Terror (French Revolution)
- Dominique Farrugia: French actor, writer, humorist and head of his own production company for French cable television.
- Prachya Pinkaew: Thai director producer and screenwriter.
- Keir Starmer: English lawyer and politician.
- Jon Berkeley: Irish author and illustrator.
- Eugenio Derbez: Mexican comedian and actor.
- Alonso Lujambio: Mexican academic and politician (d. 2012).
- William Wilkerson: American founder of the Hollywood Reporter and the Flamingo Hotel and nightclub owner (Born 1890).
- The Soviet Union agrees to send arms to Cuba.
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