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1962
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Anita Lonsborough
Swimmer
1962
   FIFA World Cup winners were   
Brazil
1962
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur 3 Burnley 1
1962
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Jacques Anquetil
France 1st rider to win 5 Tour de France.
In Search of the Castaways
   was released in   
1962
1962
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Graham Hill
1962
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Rod Laver
1962
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Karen Hantze Susman
1962
   Commonwealth Games host was   
Perth
1962
   Palme d'Or winner was   
Keeper of Promises (O Pagador De Promessas)
Directed by Anselmo Duarte
1962
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Rod Laver
d. Roy Emerson 6-2 6-4 5-7 6-4
1962
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Margaret Smith
1962
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Rod Laver
1962
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Margaret Smith
1962
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
1962
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
7 games v. San Francisco Giants MVP: Ralph Terry
1962
   was the year   
Nelson Mandela Was Jailed
World icon, former South African president, Nobel Peace Prize winner.
1962
   was the year   
The Cuban Missile Crisis Occurred
Standoff over Soviet bases in Cuba. Known as the Caribbean Crisis in Russia.
1962
   champions were   
Cincinnati
1962
   the winner was   
John Steinbeck
USA, 1902-1968; "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception"
1962
   the winner was   
Lawrence of Arabia
Directed by David Lean for Columbia
1962
   the winner was   
Decidedly
Bill Hartack
1962
   the winner was   
Arnold Palmer
At Royal Troon
1962
   winner of The Masters was   
Arnold Palmer
1962
   UEFA Champions League winners were   
Benfica
Portugal
1962
   the winner was   
Black Fox: The True Story of Adolf Hitler
As its title suggests a documented look at the life of the brutal dictator of WWII
1962
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Hailwood
MV- 350 cc
1962
   the award was won by   
The Well Dressed Explorer by Thea Astley
1962
   the winner was   
Margaret Smith
Defeated Lesley Turner 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
Rwanda
   gained independence in   
1962
1 July. Belgium (from Belgium-administered UN Trusteeship)
1962
   the winner was   
Weatherly
Weatherly (United States) defeated Gretel (Australia) at Newport, Rhode Island 4-1
Cuban Missile Crisis, Nelson Mandela Jailed, Algerian & Jamaican Independence, Johnny Carson Debuts Tonight Show
   are all   
Major Events of 1962
Jim Carrey
   was born on   
January 17, 1962
Actor
1962
   was the year   
Marilyn Monroe Died
1962
   was the year   
Adolph Eichmann Was Executed
Nazi War criminal. In Israel, May 31
1962
   was the year   
Second Vatican Council Convened
Called by Pope John XXIII
1962
   Eurovision Song Contest winner was   
France
"Un Premier Amour" performed by Isabelle Aubret. Music Claude Henri Vice, Lyrics Roland Valade
1962
      
Nassau Agreement
The United States provides the United Kingdom with nuclear-armed Polaris missiles in return for a nuclear submarine base in the Holy Loch, near Glasgow.
C├ęsar Baldaccini
   created the sculpture   
Television, 1962
1962
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Greek Money
John L. Rotz on board -- Trainer Virgil W. Raines -- Brandywine Stable -- 1:56.20
1962
   Leroy released   
Clarinet Candy
A piece written for four clarinets.
1962
   Leroy released   
Home Stretch
It captures the excitement of a horse racing finish.
Henry Moore
   created the sculpture   
Knife Edge-Two Piece, 1962
Opposite the House of Lords, London
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
   won the Grey Cup in   
1962
Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28-27 at CNE Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on December 1-2, 1962. A thick fog closed in during the game on December 1st causing the game to be suspended and continued the next day. Bud Grant wins his fourth and last Grey Cup as the coach of Winnipeg.
1962
   the winner was the   
Toronto Maple Leafs
1962
   was won by   
Bill Russell
1962
   Ali fought   
Alejandro Lavorante
Win knockout round 5
1962
   player of the year was   
Jimmy Adamson
Burnley
1962
   was the year   
Adolph Eichmann Was Executed
Nazi War criminal. In Israel, May 31
1962
   was the year   
The Cuban Missile Crisis Occurred
Standoff over Soviet bases in Cuba. Known as the Caribbean Crisis in Russia.






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