Monday 5 February 1962
It was Monday, 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 5 February 1962 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Jennifer Jason Leigh: American actress.
- Tommy Skeoch: rock vocalist (Tesla - "Five Man Acoustical Jam").
- Jacqui Dankworth: English singer and actress.
- Martin Nievera: Filipino-American singer-songwriter and actor.
- Anti-Christ : Divine figure prophesied by Dixon to bring catastrophes, "A propagator of a doctrine of such persuasive appeal that it will spread like wildfire, eventually precipitating a catastrophe of considerable magnitude.
- Jennifer Leigh: American actress and noted family, the daughter of actor Vic Morrow and screenwriter Barbara Turner. She began acting at age nine and dropped out of high school just six weeks short of graduation to study at the Lee Strasburg Institute. Admirably versatile, she has played a wide variety of disturbing and challenging roles. Her noted performances include "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," "Last Exit to Brooklyn" and "Single White Female." She co-produced the film "Georgia" in 1995. She is also the c
- Duff McKagan [Michael]: Seattle, Washington -- Bassist (Guns & Roses)
- Jacques Ibert: French composer of operas, movie scores, orchestral and chamber music.
- Suit to bar Englewood New Jersey from racial segregated schools, filed
- Law suit to bar Englewood, New Jersey, from "racial segregated" schools is filed.
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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
- Gary (U.S.) Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
- Burl Ives - A Little Bitty Tear
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