Thursday 8 March 1962
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Hey! Baby by Bruce Channel.
In UK Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Through a Glass Darkly, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 8 March 1962 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Shaun Gayle: NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers).
- William Fuller NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles: San Diego Chargers).
- Leon Robinson: Movie Actor.
- Kim Ung-Yong: Korean child prodigy.
- Beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform Dream Baby on BBC)
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- 12 ampndash In Geneva, France and the Algerian FLN begin negotiations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bruce Channel - Hey! Baby
- Duke Of Earl - Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler)
- Connie Francis - Don't Break The Heart That Loves You
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
- The Sensations - Let Me In
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- The Everly Brothers - Crying In The Rain
- James Darren - Her Royal Majesty
- Don & Juan - What's Your Name
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