Sunday 16 December 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons.
In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
L'eclisse, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1962 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Maruschka Detmers: Actress-comedian, famous for her role in "Prénom Carmen", a film directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
- Melanie Smith in Scranton: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Emily - As the World Turns).
- Charly Mottet: French road cyclist racer, one of the best of his era, who reached the top rank in the world.
- Melanie Smith: American actress.
- Liane Foly: Blues and jazz singer, actress, and TV presenter.
- William Perry: American football player
- Nepal gets constitution / becomes Constitutional Hindu Monarchy
- New York Giants' Y.A. Tittle sets NFL season touchdown pass record at 33 with six touchdowns versus Dallas Cowboys (41-31).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
- The Tornadoes - Telstar
- The Orlons - Don't Hang Up
- The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro) - The Tijuana Brass
- Dee Dee Sharp - Ride
- Esther Phillips Little Esther - Release Me
- Steve Lawrence - Go Away Little Girl
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