#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Saturday 13 January 1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Mitchell US baseball outfielder (New York Mets and Brett Maxie NFL safety (Carolina Panthers. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, directed by Jos Quintero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood Special. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1962 or at January 13 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 13 January 1962 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Hollywood Special

Country: United States

More info

Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

More info

The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

More info

The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

More info

The Dick Van Dyke Show

Written by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States

More info

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Innocents

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins

Country: United States

More info

Lover Come Back

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall

Country: United States

More info

Judgment at Nuremberg

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

More info

The Children's Hour

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner

Country: United States

More info

Pocketful of Miracles

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 13 January 1962!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 January 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 13 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Ernie Kovacs: comedian ( Show), dies in a car crash in West Los Angeles, California, at age 42.
Facts:
  • Do Re Mi closes at St. James Theater NYC after 400 performances
  • Wilt Chamberlain of Philadelphia Warriors scores NBA-record 73 points versus Chicago Bulls.
  • Albania allies itself with the People's Republic of China.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 13 January 1962 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1962?

  • Life: Bomb shelters
  • Time: U.S. Ambassadors (L-R) Kennan (Yugoslavia), Reischauer (Japan) and Galbraith (India).
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7750

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich

By: William L. Shirer

Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a

More info

The Coming Fury

By: Bruce Catton

Dust jacket notes: "In words that weave history into art, Bruce Catton has created a book about the coming of the Civil War that is at once a broad canvas and

More info

My Life In Court

By: Louis Nizer

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

More info

Before I Sleep

By: James Monahan

Prince Souphan of Laos arrived at Lambert Field on November 30, 1959, to a proper St. Louis reception led by thedeputy mayor and the head of the board of aldermen.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 13 January 1962 is such a special date for you!