Friday 7 December 1962
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons.
In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Girls! Girls! Girls!, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II 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 7 December 1962 ?
- United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
- International Civil Aviation Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
- Grecia Colmenares: Venezuelan-Argentinian actress.
- Jeffrey Donaldson: Northern Irish activist and politician.
- Imad Mughniyah: Lebanese activist (d. 2008).
- Philippe Résimont: Belgian Comedian.
- Alain Blondel: French decathlete.
- Kirsten Flagstead: Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at age 67.
- Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Prince Rainier III of Monaco revises the principality's constitution, devolving some of his power to advisory and legislative councils.
- The first period of the Second Vatican Council closes.
- The North Kalimantan National Army revolts in Brunei, in the first stirrings of the Indonesian Confrontation.
- The 1962 New York City newspaper strike begins, affecting all of the city's major newspapers It would last for 114 days.
- Former Dutch queen Wilhelmina buried at the New Church in Delft.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
- The Tornadoes - Telstar
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
- Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl
- Brenda Lee - All Alone Am I
- The Orlons - Don't Hang Up
- Dee Dee Sharp - Ride
- The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro) - The Tijuana Brass
- Esther Phillips Little Esther - Release Me
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Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 7 December 1962 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?