Sunday 11 February 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters.
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 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 11 February 1962 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Scott Kolden in Torrance: California, USA; actor (Scott - Me and the Chimp).
- Sheryl Crow in Kennett: Missouri, USA; singer/songwriter ("All I Wanna Do", "If It Makes You Happy").
- Tammy Baldwin: American lawyer and politician.
- Bestia Salvaje: Mexican wrestler (d. 2008).
- Eric Vanderaerden: Belgian cyclist.
- Sheryl Crow: American musician, singer, and songwriter. Her music incorporates elements of rock, folk, hip hop, country, and pop. In addition to her own work, Crow has performed with The Rolling Stones and has sung duets with Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Luciano Pavarotti, Willie Nelson, B.B. King, Tony Bennett and Sting among others. She has also performed backing vocals for Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, Don Henley, Stevie Nicks, Belinda Carlisle, and for the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary celebrating Dylan's
- Beatles record Please, Please Me
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Duke Of Earl - Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler)
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- Gary (U.S.) Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
- Burl Ives - A Little Bitty Tear
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