Saturday 1 December 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons.
In UK Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Girls! Girls! Girls!, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1962 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Sylvie Daigle: Canadian speed skater.
- Sayoko Hagiwara: Japanese actress.
- Pamela McGee: WNBA center / forward (Sacramento Monarchs).
- Stan Albers in Pleasant Beach: New Jersey, USA; actor (Curtis - Loving).
- Grey Cup halted by fog, resumed next day (Winnipeg 28, Hamilton 27)
- KGMB TV channel 9 in Honolulu, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
- The Crystals - He's A Rebel
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
- Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl
- Brenda Lee - All Alone Am I
- The Orlons - Don't Hang Up
- Neil Sedaka - Next Door To An Angel
- Dee Dee Sharp - Ride
- The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro) - The Tijuana Brass
Make this date unforgettable
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 1 December 1962 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?