The first album on which The Beatles play, My Bonnie, credited to "Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers" (recorded last June in Hamburg), is released. Dr No, the first James Bond film, is also released, with 32-year-old Edinburgh-born Sean Connery playing the lead. Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg, the Welsh Language Society, is founded.* And this handy Dunill Shell Briar Lovat was made - all in the year 1962.
* - It remains unpronounceable to non-Welsh persons to this day.
- Eric N. Squires