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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1962: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1962?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1962 Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit.
  • 02 Jun 1962 32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62)
  • 03 Jun 1962 Betsy Rawls and Kathy wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 04 Jun 1962 Lee Harvey Oswald departs Rotterdam on SS Maasdam to US
  • 06 Jun 1962 Beatles meet their producer George Martin for 1st time, they record Besame Mucho with Peter Best on drums
  • 07 Jun 1962 NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 31,580 m
  • 08 Jun 1962 Jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8)
  • 09 Jun 1962 Bill of Hare, premieres in USA
  • 10 Jun 1962 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Austin Civitan Golf Tournament
  • 11 Jun 1962 President FDR accepted an honorary degree from Yale
  • 12 Jun 1962 3 convicts used spoons to dig their way out of Alcatraz
  • 13 Jun 1962 Bob Newhart Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 14 Jun 1962 The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris : later becoming the European Space Agency.
  • 15 Jun 1962 WWUP TV channel 10 in Sault Ste Marie, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Jun 1962 2 US army officers killed in Saigon
  • 17 Jun 1962 62nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 283 at Oakmont Country Club - Pennsylvania
  • 21 Jun 1962 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m
  • 22 Jun 1962 1st test flight of Hoovercraft
  • 23 Jun 1962 Subways Are after Sleeping closes at St. James NYC after 205 performances
  • 24 Jun 1962 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA J E McAuliffe Golf Tournament
  • 25 Jun 1962 Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) forms
  • 26 Jun 1962 Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo, Illinois
  • 27 Jun 1962 NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 km/h, 37,700 m
  • 28 Jun 1962 Thalidomide drug banned in the Netherlands
  • 29 Jun 1962 Frank Howard, hits the 5,000th Dodger home run
  • 30 Jun 1962 French Foreign Legion leaves Algeria

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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

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1962?
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My Life In Court by Louis Nizer

My Life In Court

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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

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Franny and Zooey

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The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New …

Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Calvin Rosten

Captain Newman, M.D.

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Captain Newman, M.D. invites you to make rounds on the ward of an Army psychiatric hospital where wounded veterans have lost touch with reality and erased memories of civilian life with

Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller

Calories Don'T Count

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1961: by Herman Taller M.D. - A revolutionary reducing plan based on a new biochemical discovery.

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Invitation to Beauty by Gayelord Hauser