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Magic related events from the year 1962.
Please add any notable events below if an article falls within this year.
- Fred Braue
- Ben Chavez
- George Davenport
- John H. Edmondson
- William Lindsay Gresham
- Eli Hackman
- George Johnson
- Mel Jones
- Ernie Kovacs
- Vernon E. Lux
- Jack Miller
- Dell O'Dell
- Charles Prevette
- John Ramsay
- Medjid Kan Rezvani
- Frank Rigney
- Al Saal
- Ed Wolff
- Herman Yerger
- 36 Tricks with Fa-Ko Cards
- Close-Up Card Magic
- Early Vernon
- Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Vol. 3
- How to Entertain Children with Magic You Can Do
- The K.M. Move
- The Magic of Haskell
- Malini and His Magic
- Marked Cards And Loaded Dice
- Panorama of Magic
- Tilt (Book)
- Kort is Now in Session
- Magical Review begins publishing in January.
- Magic Cauldron begins publishing in February.
- New Jinx begins publishing in April
- Conjure begins publishing in June and suspends in August.
- Robert Lund begins editing the newsletter of the Magic Collectors Association.
- Magic Carpet begins publishing.
- Jake's Journal which just began in December of 1961 ends with it's March 1962 issue.
- Other magazines still being published are: Wizard Monthly, Yogi-Gram, Psycho-Gizmo, Hugard's Magic Monthly, [[New Phoenix], Gen, Magical Bookie, The Blue Sheet and New Tops.
- Allen's Attic completes its run.
- George E. Mueller, M.D. replaces Neil C. Doren, M.D. as National President of the Society of American Magicians.
- The Academy of Magical Arts and The Magic Castle were created.
- J.C. Wagner was working at Merlin's Magic Shop within Disneyland (with Steve Martin)
- Howie Schwarzman began mentoring the teenaged Denny Haney.
- Les Arnold was president of the Long Beach Mystics.
- Dr. Nils Simonson started the Magic Academy of Sweden in Stockholm.
- Merv Griffin Show, hosted by magic enthusiast and Magic Castle member Merv Griffin, begins to air in October.
- Johnny Carson takes over The Tonight Show.
- Channing Pollock performs his dove act in the 1962 Italian film European Night.
- George Carolly was touring with the USO in the Far East.
- Coe Norton marries the successful actress Laura Lee.
- Magic Club of America' was formed in 1962 by a young Dale Salwak.