The following events occurred in 1962:
- Minister for Magic Ignatius Tuft is ousted from office. Nobby Leach succeeds him, becoming the first-ever Muggle-born Minister for Magic.
- Bellatrix Lestrange née Black starts at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
- Rita Skeeter starts at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Behind the scenes