Saturday 29 September 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roger Bart .
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 Bad Sleep Well, directed by Akira Kurosawa, 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 Gallant Men.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Patrick Corry: developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx, New York.
- Alley Cat by Bent Fabric and His Piano peaks at #7
- My Fair Lady closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 2,715 performances
- Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Show, debuts on ABC-TV
- Algerian government of Ben Bella forms
- Indians and Angels set AL record of 40 strikeouts in a doubleheader
- JFK authorized use of federal troops to integrate University of Mississippi
- Launch of Alouette 1, first Canadian satellite (on US Delta rocket).
- Alouette 1, the first Canadian satellite, is launched.
- The Canadian Alouette 1, the first satellite built outside the United States and the Soviet Union, is launched from Vandenberg AFB in California.
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