Tuesday 3 July 1962
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Cruise in Syracuse and Hugh Page.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Stripper by David Rose and His Orchestra.
In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits.
Tales of Terror, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Ship Of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sir Francis Drake.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 July 1962 ?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Tom Cruise in Syracuse: New York, USA; actor (Risky Business, Color of Money, Rainman).
- Hugh Page: former South African cricketer.
- Tom Cruise: American actor, one of the "most beautiful people.
- Hunter Tylo: American actress, the star of the TV soap "Beautiful," playing the role of Dot Taylor.
- Scott Borchetta: Entrepreneur.
- Thomas Gibson: American actor
- Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains independence on July 5).
- The Algerian War of Independence against the French ends.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love)
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Emilio Pericoli - Al Di La'
- Claude King - Wolverton Mountain
- Joe Henderson - Snap Your Fingers
- Joanie Sommers - Johnny Get Angry
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
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