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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1962?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1962 K-Mart opens
  • 02 Mar 1962 Wilt Chamberlain sets the single-game scoring record in the National Basketball Association by scoring 100 points.
  • 03 Mar 1962 British Antarctic Territory is formed.
  • 04 Mar 1962 The United States Atomic Energy Commission announces that the first atomic power plant at McMurdo Station in Antarctica is in operation.
  • 05 Mar 1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 06 Mar 1962 US promises Thailand assistance against communist aggression.
  • 07 Mar 1962 Launch of OSO 1, first astronomy satellite (solar flare data).
  • 08 Mar 1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 09 Mar 1962 Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians.
  • 12 Mar 1962 Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia.
  • 13 Mar 1962 Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty.
  • 14 Mar 1962 Disarmament conference opens in Geneva, Switzerland, without France.
  • 15 Mar 1962 No Strings opens at 84th St. Theater NYC for 580 performances
  • 16 Mar 1962 US Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167.
  • 18 Mar 1962 Dmitri Shostakovitch becomes member of Supreme Soviet of the USSR
  • 19 Mar 1962 All American opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 20 Mar 1962 Sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater.
  • 21 Mar 1962 Bekkers of Bosch makes TV speech in the Netherlands for birth control
  • 22 Mar 1962 I Can Get It For You Wholesale opens at Shubert NYC for 300 performances
  • 23 Mar 1962 JFK visits San Francisco
  • 24 Mar 1962 Mick Jagger and Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue and Blue Boys
  • 25 Mar 1962 Family Affair closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • 26 Mar 1962 US Supreme Court backs 1-man-1-vote apportionment of seats in state legislature.
  • 27 Mar 1962 Jacques Plante ties record winning 6th NHL Vezina trophy.
  • 28 Mar 1962 Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees.
  • 29 Mar 1962 Argentine President Frondizi flees from the army.

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1962?
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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

A Prologue To Love by Taylor Caldwell

A Prologue To Love

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"There can be help. There's always God," said Amy. "I'm ashamed. I'd forgotten about Him." She was quiet for a time.

The Fox In The Attic by Richard Hughes

The Fox In The Attic

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A tale of enormous suspense and growing horror, The Fox in the Attic is the widely acclaimed first part of Richard Hughes’s monumental historical fiction, “The Human Predicament.”

The Last Plantagenets by Thomas B. Costain

The Last Plantagenets

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Details the developments that characterized the reigns of England's monarchs from Richard II to Henry VII

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich

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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