Monday 13 August 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Adam Kase and John Slattery.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, 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 Dr. Finlay's Casebook.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1962 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Adam Kase: Socorro, New Mexico -- Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta Open-3rd).
- John Slattery: American actor and director, best known for his role as Roger Sterling on AMC's series Mad Men.
- Manuel Valls: French politician, born to Xavier Valls, catalan painter.
- Thanos Kalliris: Greek singer-songwriter (Bang).
- Bert Campaneris of Daytona Beach (FSL) pitches ambidextrously
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