Thursday 27 September 1962
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dennis Paulson and Simone Baker.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
The Longest Day, directed by Ken Annakin, 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 The Eleventh Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Belgium - French Community Day
- Dennis Paulson: San Gabriel, California -- PGA golfer (1994 Freeport-McMoRan-4th).
- Simone Baker: English child born with birth defects, one of the last children to be deformed by thalidomide, a drug that was given to thousands of pregnant women as a sedative or sleeping potion before it was withdrawn.
- Kimberly Carson: American porn actress.
- Gavin Larsen: New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster.
- Francisco Brochado da Rocha: Prime Minister of Brazil (1962), dies at age 52.
- Military uprising under Col Abdullah as-Sallal North Yemen
- US sells Israel, Hawk anti-aircraft missiles
- US sells Hawk anti-aircraft missiles to Israel.
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