Wednesday 7 November 1962
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arend Bouwmeester and Tracie Savage.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to He's A Rebel by The Crystals.
In UK Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Mutiny on the Bounty, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jedermannstraße 11.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 7 November 1962 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
- Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
- Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
- Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Arend Bouwmeester: Dutch saxophonist (Bob Color).
- Tracie Savage: American actress and journalist.
- Dirk Shafer: American model actor and director (d. 2015).
- Eleanor Roosevelt: American First Lady, the wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States during the 1930's.
- Richard Nixon quits US politics - "You won't have Nixon to kick around".
- Glenn Hall sets NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Crystals - He's A Rebel
- The 4 Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
- Brenda Lee - All Alone Am I
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- Gene Pitney - Only Love Can Break A Heart
- Neil Sedaka - Next Door To An Angel
- Johnny Mathis - Gina
- Bobby (Boris) Pickett - Monster Mash
- The Contours - Do You Love Me
- Chubby Checker - Popeye The Hitchhiker
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