Saturday 4 August 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton.
In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits.
Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, 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.
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 4 August 1962 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- David Nunn: English actor (d. 2012).
- Paul Reynolds: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (A Flock of Seagulls).
- Roger Clemens: American baseball player: star pitcher for the Boston Red Sox who drafted him in 1983.
- Roger Clemens in Dayton: Ohio, USA; Boston Red Sox pitcher (Cy Young, Most Valuable Player).
- Nelson Mandela captured by South African police
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love)
- Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Little Eva - The Loco-Motion
- The Orlons - The Wah-Watusi
- Brian Hyland - Sealed With A Kiss
- Ray Stevens - Ahab, The Arab
- Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzales
- Theme From Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) - Richard Chamberlain
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 4 August 1962 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?