Wednesday 13 June 1962
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). 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.
Ride the High Country, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 June 1962 ?
- Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
- Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
- Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- USA ? World Children's Day
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
- Ally Sheedy: American actress and dancer with a film debut in "Bad Boys" in 1983.
- Jean-Pierre Amat: French rifle champion, winner of a Bronze Medal in the 10-m.
- Cathy Cassidy: Children's Author.
- Karen Kurreck: Urbana, Illinois -- Cyclist (1996 Olympics).
- Mark Frankel: Actor (Leon the Pig Farmer).
- Ally Sheedy in New York City: USA; actress (Saint Elmo's, Short Circuit, Maid to Order, The Breakfast Club).
- Davey Hamilton: American race car driver
- Glenn Michibata: Canadian-American tennis player and coach
- Rudolf Povarnitsyn: Ukrainian high jumper
- Hannah Storm: American television personality
- Eugene Goossens: English conductor and composer (d. 1962).
- Bob Newhart Show, last airs on NBC-TV
- Norway named ombudsman
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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
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Dion - Lovers Who Wander
- Gene Pitney - (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
- Connie Francis - Second Hand Love
- Mary Wells - The One Who Really Loves You
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