June 3 - Air France Flight 007, a Boeing 707, crashes on take-off at Orly Airport in Paris; 130 of 132
people on board are killed, 2 flight attendants survive. Most victims are cultural and civic leaders of Atlanta, Georgia.
June 6 - President John F. Kennedy gives the commencement address at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
June 11 - President John F. Kennedy gives the commencement address at Yale University.
- Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin escape from the Alcatraz Island prison. The men are never heard from again.
June 15 - Students for a Democratic Society complete the Port Huron Statement.
June 17 - The OAS signs a truce with the FLN in Algeria, but a day later announces that it will continue the fight on behalf of
French Algerians. - Brazil beats Czechoslovakia 3-1 to win the 1962 FIFA World Cup.
June 22 - An Air France Boeing 707 jet crashes into terrain during bad weather in Guadeloupe, West Indies, killing all
113 on board. It is the airline's second fatal accident in just 3 weeks, and the third fatal 707 crash of the year.
June 25 - Engel v. Vitale: The United States Supreme Court rules that mandatory prayers in public schools are unconstitutional.
- MANual Enterprises v. Day: The United States Supreme Court rules that photographs of nude men are not obscene,
decriminalizing nude male pornographic magazines.
- I.smet I.nönü of CHP forms the new government of Turkey (27th government, coalition partners; YTP and CKMP)
June 26 - A 2-day steel strike begins in Italy, in support of increased wages and a 5-day working week.
June 28 - The United Lutheran Church in America, Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, American Evangelical
Lutheran Church, and Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church merge to form the Lutheran Church in America.
June 30 - The last soldiers of the French Foreign Legion leave Algeria. (source: Wikipedia)