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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1962: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1962?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1962 Algeria votes for independence
  • 02 Jul 1962 Fidel Castro visits Moscow
  • 03 Jul 1962 Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains independence on July 5).
  • 04 Jul 1962 Island Records begins
  • 05 Jul 1962 96 murder at massacre in Oran, Algeria
  • 06 Jul 1962 76th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Martin Mulligan (62 62 61)
  • 07 Jul 1962 69th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Karen Susman beats Vera Sukova (64 64)
  • 08 Jul 1962 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kelly Girls Golf Open
  • 09 Jul 1962 The Starfish Prime high-altitude nuclear test is conducted by the United States of America.
  • 10 Jul 1962 32nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at D.C. Stadium, Washington
  • 11 Jul 1962 1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I)
  • 12 Jul 1962 The Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London.
  • 13 Jul 1962 500 Indonesian parachutist land on New-Guinea
  • 14 Jul 1962 Borehole for Mont Blanc-tunnel finished
  • 15 Jul 1962 Algeria becomes member of Arab League
  • 17 Jul 1962 East Berliner Peter Fechter flees over Berlin Wall
  • 18 Jul 1962 Minn is 1st AL team to hit 2 grand slams in an inning as Bob Allison
  • 19 Jul 1962 The First Annual Swiss amp Wielder Hoop and Stick Tournament is held.
  • 20 Jul 1962 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 13th Symphony
  • 21 Jul 1962 Battles on Chinese and Indies boundary
  • 22 Jul 1962 1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off
  • 23 Jul 1962 Telstar relays the first publicly transmitted, live trans-Atlantic television program, featuring Walter Cronkite.
  • 25 Jul 1962 House passes bill requiring equal pay for equal work regardless of sex
  • 26 Jul 1962 Maria Oeljanov, 1st airship with nuclear missiles, arrives in Cuba
  • 27 Jul 1962 Mariner 2 launched to Venus; flyby mission
  • 28 Jul 1962 Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean
  • 30 Jul 1962 33rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 31 Jul 1962 Federation of Malaysia forms.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Country: United States of America

Mimino

Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Edgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1962?
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Veeck -- As In Wreck by Bill Veeck

Veeck -- As In Wreck

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Classic story about his life owning the Cleveland Indians by Bill Veeck

A Thousand Springs by Anna Chennault

A Thousand Springs

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Many books have been written about General Claire Chennault. This adds a more personal view. Anna Chen Xiangmei worked as a war correspondent for the Central News Agency from 1944 to

Hornstein'S Boy by Robert Traver

Hornstein'S Boy

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NY 1962 1st. 8vo.,373pp. VG in Good DJ, light rubbing, soiling, a few closed tears.

Why Not Victory? by Barry M. Goldwater

Why Not Victory?

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"THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE TO VICTORY IS-OBVIOUSLY-DEFEAT" In this one sentence the outspoken senator from Arizona cuts through the theories of coexistence, compromise and containment that have been obscuring US thinking on cold

Scott Fitzgerald by Andrew Turnbull

Scott Fitzgerald

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Revealing and unusual, Scott Fitzgerald follows the fascinating life of one of America's most enduring authors, from his early years in St.