Sunday 10 June 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vincent Perez and Duane Sutter.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles.
In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
That Touch of Mink, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Ship Of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Richard the Lionheart.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 June 1962 ?
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Augsburg]
- Saint Olivia
- Saint Bardo
- Saint Landoald, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Landericus, bishop of Paris, confessor [BLS; GTZ: Paris; PCP (Paris)]
- Jodocus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: LiFge]
- Blessed Henry of Treviso, confessor
- Blessed Getulius, Amancius and Cerealus, martyrs [GTZ: Trier]
- Saint Fortunatus, bishop of Trier, confessor
- Blessed priest Ward Poppe
- Saint Censurius, bishop of Auxerre
- Saint Aster (died 362)
- Saint Maurinus, abbot, martyr [GTZ: Cologne]
- Saint Anianus, bishop of Chartres
- Saint Amantius, martyr [GTZ: Metz]
- Portugal Day ? National day of Portugal, Cam)es and the Portuguese Communities
- Blessed Margaret, queen of Scotland [PRI: England]
- Roman Empire ? fourth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Saint Evremundus, abbot [GTZ: Senlis]
- Vincent Perez: Swiss-born French actor and director.
- Duane Sutter: NHL player (New York Islanders).
- Anderson Bigode Herzer: Brazilian writer and poet (d. 1982).
- Wong Ka-Kui: Hong Kong singer-songwriter and guitarist (Beyond) (d. 1993).
- Carolyn Hennesy: TV Actress.
- Akie Abe: Japanese wife of Shinzō Abe 57th Spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan
- Gina Gershon: American actress singer and producer
- Anderson Herzer: Brazilian poet and author (d. 1982)
- Wong Kui: Hong Kong singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (Beyond) (d. 1993)
- Brent Sutter: Viking -- NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
- Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Austin Civitan Golf Tournament
- A record 54 home runs hit in Major League Baseball.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Dion - Lovers Who Wander
- The Shirelles - Soldier Boy
- Gene Pitney - (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Connie Francis - Second Hand Love
- Mary Wells - The One Who Really Loves You
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
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