Wednesday 18 April 1962
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley.
In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits.
Jules and Jim, directed by Franois Truffaut, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1962 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Poonam Dhillon: Indian model and actress.
- Nick Farr-Jones: Australian rugby player and sportscaster.
- Wilber Marshall: NFL linebacker (New York Jets).
- Mick Sweda heavy metal (Bulletboys: King Kobra - "Ready to Strike").
- Shirlie Hollman: rocker (Pepsi and Shirley - "All Right Now").
- Jeff Dunham: American comedian
- 16th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 3.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Shirelles - Soldier Boy
- Shelley Fabares - Johnny Angel
- Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Dee Dee Sharp - Mashed Potato Time
- Chubby Checker - Slow Twistin'
- Rick Nelson - Young World
- Ketty Lester - Love Letters
- Joey Dee and the Starliters - Shout - Part 1
- Clyde McPhatter - Lover Please
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?