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  • Paris, France
    Thursday Oct 4, 1962

    Charles de Gaulle

    De Gaulle dissolved the National Assembly

    Paris, France
    Thursday Oct 4, 1962

    On 4 October 1962, de Gaulle dissolved the National Assembly and held new elections.




  • United Kingdom
    Friday Oct 5, 1962

    James Bond

    Dr. No (film)

    United Kingdom
    Friday Oct 5, 1962

    Dr. No is a 1962 spy film directed by Terence Young. It is based on the 1958 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming. Starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman, and Jack Lord, it is the first film in the James Bond series.




  • Algeria
    Monday Oct 8, 1962

    Algerian War

    Algeria was admitted as the 109th member of the United Nations

    Algeria
    Monday Oct 8, 1962

    Algeria was admitted as the 109th member of the United Nations on October 8, 1962.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 24, 1962

    John F. Kennedy

    Soviet ships arriving off Cuba

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 24, 1962

    The U.S. Navy would stop and inspect all Soviet ships arriving off Cuba, beginning October 24.




  • U.S.S.R. (Now Russia)
    Sunday Oct 28, 1962

    John F. Kennedy

    Dismantle the missile sites

    U.S.S.R. (Now Russia)
    Sunday Oct 28, 1962

    On October 28, Khrushchev agreed to dismantle the missile sites, subject to UN inspections.




  • Paris, France
    Sunday Oct 28, 1962

    Charles de Gaulle

    De Gaulle's proposal to change the election procedure for the French presidency

    Paris, France
    Sunday Oct 28, 1962

    De Gaulle's proposal to change the election procedure for the French presidency was approved at the referendum on 28 October 1962 by more than three-fifths of voters despite a broad "coalition of no" formed by most of the parties, opposed to a presidential regime.




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