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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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Movies

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Knife in the Water

Knife in the Water

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Anna Ciepielewska

Country: United States of America

Sweet Bird of Youth

Sweet Bird of Youth

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, Ed Begley

Country: United States of America

Premature Burial

Premature Burial

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Richard Ney, Heather Angel

Rome Adventure

Rome Adventure

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette, Rossano Brazzi, Angie Dickinson

War Hunt

War Hunt

Release year: 1962

Directed by: Denis Sanders

Starring: John Saxon, Charles Aidman, Sydney Pollack, Tommy Matsuda

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1962?
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Chairman Of The Bored by Edward Streeter

Chairman Of The Bored

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Stated first edition, printed in 1961 by Harper; pages clean and tight, some yellowing, 274 pages.

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.

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

The Inheritors by William Golding

The Inheritors

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Eight Neanderthals encounter another race of beings like themselves, yet strangely different. This new race, Homo sapiens, fascinating in their skills and sophistication, terrifying in their cruelty, sense of guilt, and

Little Me by Patrick Dennis

Little Me

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Back in print at last! From the author of Auntie Mame: the bawdy, bestselling, bountifully illustrated autobiography of an imaginary diva whose life is one hilarious mishap after another.For