On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Jules et Jim", based on the novel by Henri-Pierre Roché, directed by François Truffau and starring Jeanne Moreau is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British intelligence officer Kim Philby defects to USSR

  • Libya, Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb

Famous Birthdays

  • Elvira Lindo, Spanish writer & journalist, born in Cádiz, Spain
  • Vasia Panayopoulou, Greek actress, born in Mytilene, Greece