November 1962 in history

November 1962 events chronologically

Nov 4 In a test of the Nike Hercules air defense missile, Shot Dominic-Tightrope is successfully detonated 69,000 feet above Johnston Atoll. It would also be the last atmospheric nuclear test conducted by the United States
Nov 6 Apartheid: The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution condemning South Africa's apartheid policies and calls for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation
Nov 11 Kuwait's National Assembly ratifies the Constitution of Kuwait
Nov 17 President John F. Kennedy dedicates Washington Dulles International Airport, serving the Washington, D.C., region
Nov 20 Cuban missile crisis ends: In response to the Soviet Union agreeing to remove its missiles from Cuba, U.S. President John F. Kennedy ends the quarantine of the Caribbean nation
Nov 21 The Chinese People's Liberation Army declares a unilateral ceasefire in the Sino-Indian War
Nov 24 The West Berlin branch of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany forms a separate party, the Socialist Unity Party of West Berlin

Top 7 most famous people born in November 1962

Nov 1 Anthony Kiedis an American musician, best known as the vocalist/lyricist of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers with whom he has fronted since their inception in 1983. The band has recorded ten studio albums and as a member, Kiedis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. Kiedis is also an occasional actor, having appeared in the films F.I.S.T., Point Break, and The Chase. In 2004, he published his autobiography, entitled Scar Tissue
Nov 11 Demi Moore an American actress, filmmaker, former songwriter, and model. Moore dropped out of high school at age 16 to pursue an acting career, and posed for a nude pictorial in Oui magazine in 1980. After making her film debut in 1981, she appeared on the soap opera General Hospital and subsequently gained recognition for her roles in Blame It on Rio and Elmo's Fire. Her first film to become both a critical and commercial hit was About Last Night... , which established her as a Hollywood star
Nov 12 Naomi Wolf an American author and former political consultant. With the publication of the 1991 bestselling book The Beauty Myth, she became a leading spokeswoman of what was later described as the third wave of the feminist movement. In 2007, she published the bestselling book The End of America
Nov 18 Kirk Hammett the lead guitarist and a songwriter in the heavy metal band Metallica and has been a member of the band since 1983. Before joining Metallica he formed and named the band Exodus. In 2003, Hammett was ranked 11th on Rolling Stone's list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. In 2009, Hammett was ranked number 5 in Joel McIver's book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists
Nov 19 Jodie Foster an American actress, film director, and producer. Foster began acting in commercials at the age of three, and her first significant role came in 1976 as a child prostitute in Taxi Driver, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1989, for playing a rape victim in The Accused. In 1991, she starred in The Silence of the Lambs as Clarice Starling, a gifted FBI trainee, assisting in a hunt for a serial killer. This performance received international acclaim and her second Academy Award for Best Actress. She received her third Best Actress Academy Award nomination for playing a backwoods hermit in Nell. Her other best-known work includes Contact , Panic Room , Flightplan , Inside Man and The Brave One
Nov 23 Nicolás Maduro a Venezuelan politician who has been President of Venezuela since 2013. Previously he served under President Hugo Chávez as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2013 and as Vice President of Venezuela from 2012 to 2013
Nov 28 Jon Stewart an American political satirist, writer, producer, director, television host, actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian. He is the host of The Daily Show, a satirical news program that airs on Comedy Central

Top 7 most famous people died in November 1962

Nov 1 A. J. Balaban Abraham Joseph Balaban, known as J. Balaban or Abe Balaban , was a Chicago-based showman whose particular influence on popular entertainment in the early 20th century led to enormous innovations in the American movie-going experience
Nov 7 Eleanor Roosevelt an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin Roosevelt's four terms in office. President Harry Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements
Nov 18 Niels Bohr a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. Bohr was also a philosopher and a promoter of scientific research
Nov 22 René Coty President of France from 1954 to 1959. He was the second and last president of the Fourth French Republic
Nov 26 Albert Sarraut a French Radical politician, twice Prime Minister during the Third Republic.
Nov 28 Wilhelmina of the Netherlands Queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948. She reigned for nearly 58 years, longer than any other Dutch monarch. Her reign saw World War I and World War II, the economic crisis of 1933, and the decline of the Netherlands as a major colonial power. Outside the Netherlands she is primarily remembered for her role in World War II, in which she proved to be a great inspiration to the Dutch resistance
Nov 30 Ossip Bernstein a Russian chess grandmaster and a financial lawyer.