Monday 4 June 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Zenon Jasku?a and Krzysztof Holowczyc.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles.
In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Advise & Consent, directed by Otto Preminger, 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 Richard the Lionheart.
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 4 June 1962 ?
- Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
- Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
- United States - Pentecost in 2006
- Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
- Finland - National flag day of the Finnish Defence Forces (on Mannerheim's birthday).
- Tonga - National Day.
- International Innocent Child Abuse Victim Day.
- Zenon Jasku?a: Polish cyclist.
- Krzysztof Holowczyc: Polish rally driver.
- John P Kee: American gospel singer.
- Frank Berton: French lawyer specializing in criminal law and the law of the press.
- Den Harrow: Italian fashion model and 1980s Italo-disco 'singer' who reached the top ten in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and Sweden with hits like "Future Brain", "Mad Desire", "Bad Boy", "Don't Break My Heart", "Day by Day", and "Catch the Fox", all from his first two albums Overpower and Day by Day.
- Pete Nelson: Reality Star
- Krzysztof Hołowczyc: Polish race car driver
- Zenon Jaskuła: Polish cyclist
- John Kee: American singer-songwriter and pastor
- Lee Harvey Oswald departs Rotterdam on SS Maasdam to US
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Dion - Lovers Who Wander
- The Shirelles - Soldier Boy
- Gene Pitney - (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Connie Francis - Second Hand Love
- Mary Wells - The One Who Really Loves You
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
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