Saturday December 08, 1962

US date format: 12/8/1962, UK date format: 8/12/1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 8, 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 Marty Friedman and Steve Elkington. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Lawrence of Arabia, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1962, at December 08 across the years or at December 1962 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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Events

  • I Can Get It For You Wholesale closes at Shubert NYC after 300 performances
  • Failed coup in Brunei.
  • 114-day newspaper strike begins in New York City, New York, USA.
  • Funeral for Queen Wilhelmina of Holland (New Kerk, Delft).

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Movies

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Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Directed by: Abrar Alvi

Starring: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States of America

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 08, 1962

Sport Games on December 08, 1962


NFL

American Football
  • Washington Redskins - Baltimore Colts : 21 - 34
See all American Football game results of December 08, 1962

TV Series

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The Andy Williams Show

The Andy Williams Show

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States of America

Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

Onmitsu kenshi

Onmitsu kenshi

Starring: Koichi Ose

Country: Japan

Commandant X

Commandant X

Starring: Michel de Ré, Marcel Cuminatto, Nicole Desailly

Country: France

The Jack Paar Program

The Jack Paar Program

Starring: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

Travels With Charley

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An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the

My Life In Court by Louis Nizer

My Life In Court

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2012 Reprint of 1961 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this title Nizer recounts some of his significant civil and criminal

Elegant Wits And Grand Horizontals by Cornelia Otis Skinner

Elegant Wits And Grand Horizontals

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Elegant Wits And Grand Horizontals by Skinner, Cornelia Otis

We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirley Jackson

We Have Always Lived In The Castle

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Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family and the

Letters From The Earth by Mark Twain

Letters From The Earth

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An unabridged, unaltered edition, to include the Prologue, and all 11 Letters with footnotes -

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 December 08, 1962?

On December 08, 1962 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 08, 1962?

On December 08, 1962 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 08, 1962?

On December 08, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 08, 1962?

On December 08, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 08, 1962?

On December 08, 1962 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 08, 1962?

On December 08, 1962 several famous people were born including, Marty Friedman, Steve Elkington, Nikos Karageorgiou.

What was the number one song in December 08, 1962?

The number one song in the week of December 08, 1962 was Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons in US and Return To Sender by Elvis Presley in UK.

What were the top hits on December 08, 1962?

The top hits on December 08, 1962 were Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons, Return To Sender by Elvis Presley, Bobby's Girl by Marcie Blane in US and Return To Sender by Elvis Presley, Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield, The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard in UK.


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