The following events occurred in 1962:
Individuals who started at Hogwarts
- Minister for Magic Ignatius Tuft is ousted from office. Nobby Leach succeeds him, becoming the first-ever Muggle-born Minister for Magic.
Behind the scenes
- Danish translator Hanna Lützen is born.
- 20 January: Actress Sophie Thompson is born.
- 7 February: Actor Eddie Izzard, who voiced Lord Voldemort in The LEGO Batman Movie, is born.
- 30 June: Actor Predrag Bjelac, who played Igor Karkaroff, is born.
- 22 December: Actor Ralph Fiennes, who played Lord Voldemort, is born.
Notes and references
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film) - according to the Black Family Tapestry, Bellatrix was born in 1951. If she was born between September 1 1950 and August 31 1951, she would have started Hogwarts in September 1962. However, if she was born between September 1 1951 and December 31 1951, she would have started Hogwarts in Sept 1963
- Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Ministers for Magic" at Wizarding World
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 30 (The Pensieve), Barty Crouch Jr's trial takes place shortly after the fall of Lord Voldemort in 1981; Chapter 27 - (Padfoot Returns) "'I saw the dementors bringing him in, watched through the bars in my cell door. [Barty Crouch Jr] can't have been more than nineteen...'"; Therefore Barty Crouch Jr was born in 1962
- Black Family Tapestry drawn by JKR for charity
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