|In 1962 (the year you were born)|
John F. Kennedy is president of the US
John Glenn becomes the first American in orbit when he circles the earth three times in the Mercury capsule Friendship 7
Cuban Missile Crisis occurs when Soviet offensive missile build-up is discovered
Cuban Missile Crisis is averted when President Kennedy and Soviet premiere Krushchev agree to remove missiles
Maryiln Monroe is found dead in her Los Angeles home
The drug thalidomide is recalled when it becomes linked with severe birth defects in thousands of children worldwide
Pantyhose becomes available for sale in U.S. department stores
Jim Carrey, Sheryl Crow, Jon Bon Jovi and Tom Cruise are born
New York Yankees win the World Series
Green Bay Packers win the NFL championship
Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley cup
Lawrence of Arabia wins the Oscar for best picture
The Beatles release their first recording: the single "Love Me Do"/"P.S. I Love You"
Johnny Carson debuts as host of The Tonight Show
Thursday, September 13, 2007
It was a very good year!
I found this link over at Tristi Pinkston's blog. I'm as old as pantyhose. Who knew?