1962

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August 8, 2022

Events

February 20 - American astronaut John Glenn flew around the Earth three times at a speed of 27,000 km/h in the Friendship 7 spacecraft. March 2 - A coup d'état took place in Burma - Prime Minister General U Ne Win dissolved the government, announced the creation of a Revolutionary Council and put forward the "Burmese Road to Socialism" program. May 1 — opening of trolleybus traffic in Zhytomyr. June 2 — In the city of Novocherkassk, Rostov Region (Russia), troops brutally suppressed a demonstration of workers protesting against price increases — 24 people were killed and 39 were injured. Later, according to the decision of the Supreme Court of the RSFSR, 7 more people were shot, and 114 were imprisoned. Of all the military orders to shoot at unarmed people, only the Hero of the Soviet Union, Lieutenant General Matvii Shaposhnikov, refused to carry out, for which he was expelled from the Communist Party and retired. August 11 — for the first time in the USSR, a live telecast from a spaceship was held. November 21 - US President John Kennedy lifted the blockade of Cuba. The fourth edition of the American textbook on internal diseases, Fundamentals of Internal Medicine, edited by T. Harrison the first LED with a visible spectrum of radiation appeared. Sino-Indian War. Administrative and territorial reform in the Ukrainian SSR (1962–1963)

Fictional events

Events of the book 11/22/63. Events of the series 11.22.63.

Born

see also Category: Born in 1962 January 17 - Jim Carrey, Canadian actor-comedian. January 28 — Larisa Rusnak, Ukrainian theater, film and dubbing actress. February 6 - Axel Rose, American rock singer (Guns N' Roses). February 11 - Sheryl Crow, American singer. February 13 - Maxim Leonidov, Russian pop singer (Secret). February 27 - Grant Shaw, American actor. March 2 - John Bon Jovi, American rock singer, composer. March 15 - Terence Trenti d'Arby, American pop singer. 23 March – Steve Redgrave, outstanding English athlete (academic rowing). April 5 - Ilyumzhinov Kirsan Mykolayovych, Russian businessman, politician, president of the Republic of Kalmykia (since 1994). April 9 — Ihor Podolchak, Ukrainian artist, director (Las Meninas, 2008). April 30 - Mykola Fomenko, Russian pop musician (Secret), showman, actor. May 3