Sunday 4 February 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters.
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Franny And Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 February 1962 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Michael Riley: Canadian actor.
- Clint Black in Long Branch: New Jersey, USA; country vocalist ("A Better Man").
- Dan Plesac in Gary: Indiana, USA; pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates).
- Clint Black: American country singer and writer, who taught himself music, has won a large collection of country music awards, and several gold and triple platinum records.
- Stephen Hammond: English banker and politician.
- Gay Life closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 113 performances
- Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game.
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Barbara Roles.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Duke Of Earl - Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler)
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- The Shirelles - Baby It's You
- The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
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