Wednesday 10 October 1962
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rex J Walheim and Thomas Rusch.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons.
In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits.
Lola, directed by Jacques Demy, 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 MisteRogers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1962 ?
- Rex J Walheim: Redwood City, California -- Captain USAF / Astronaut.
- Thomas Rusch: German photographer.
- Indies assault up Chinese positions in North-India attack
- The Sino-Indian War, a border dispute involving two of the world's largest nations (India and the People's Republic of China), begins.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Sherry
- Bobby (Boris) Pickett - Monster Mash
- Nat King Cole - Ramblin' Rose
- Chris Montez - Let's Dance
- Frank Ifield - I Remember You
- Booker T. & The M.G.s - Green Onions
- The Contours - Do You Love Me
- Dickey Lee - Patches
- Alley Cat - Bent Fabric and his Piano
- Peter, Paul & Mary - If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song)
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