Monday 9 April 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares.
In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, directed by John Ford, 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.
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Which were the important events of 9 April 1962 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- John Eaves: American production designer and illustrator.
- Ihor Podolchak: Ukrainian director producer and screenwriter.
- Imran Sherwani: English field hockey player.
- Jeff Turner: American basketball player coach and sportscaster.
- Freddie Joe: Nunn; NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts).
- Juan Belmonte: Spanish bullfighter, considered by many to have been the greatest matador of all time.
- 34th Academy Awards - West Side Story, Sophia Loren and Max Schell win.
- 26th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 280.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bruce Channel - Hey! Baby
- Shelley Fabares - Johnny Angel
- Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm
- Connie Francis - Don't Break The Heart That Loves You
- Dee Dee Sharp - Mashed Potato Time
- Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
- Chubby Checker - Slow Twistin'
- Rick Nelson - Young World
- Ketty Lester - Love Letters
- Clyde McPhatter - Lover Please
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