What Happened on December 16, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

David Lean's film "Lawrence of Arabia", based on life of T. E. Lawrence premieres, starring Peter O'Toole (Best Picture 1963)

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean
Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
  • Nepal gets constitution/becomes Constitutional Hindu Monarchy
  • NY Giant YA Title sets NFL season touchdown pass record at 33 with 6 touchdowns vs Dallas (41-31)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Tenney, actor (Brooklyn South)
  • Maruschka Detmers, Schoonebeek Holland, actress (Devil in the Flesh)
  • Melanie Smith, actress (Emily-As the World Turns), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • William "The Refrigerator" Perry, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)