Monday 12 March 1962
It was Monday, 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.
Viridiana, directed by Luis Buuel, 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 12 March 1962 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Aleksandr Potashov: Belarusian race walker.
- Darryl Strawberry in Los Angeles: California, USA; right fielder (New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees).
- Gunde Svan: Swedish long jumper (1984, 88 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Julia Campbell: American actress.
- Darryl Strawberry: Baseball Player.
- Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia.
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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
- 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
- Billy Joe & The Checkmates - Percolator (Twist)
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