What Happened on November 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Nowhere to Go, But Up" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 9 performances
  • Neil Simon, Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's musical "Little Me" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 257 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President JFK dedicates Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C.

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh, Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Dédé Fortin, Quebec singer (Les Colocs) (d. 2000)
  • Eric Olson, actor (Apple's Way), born in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Vining Davis, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57), dies at 95 in Miami