Sunday 18 February 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Julie Strain in Concord and Gary Reasons.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler).
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Walk on the Wild Side, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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.
On TV people were watching Benny Hill.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 18 February 1962 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Julie Strain in Concord: California, USA; actress (Witchcraft IV).
- Gary Reasons: NFL linebacker (New York Giants).
- Simon Fletcher: NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos).
- Moe Lemay: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Marianne James: French stage actress, singer and songwriter of Italian descent, she learned to play the guitare with Michel Petrucciani's father.
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA Saint Petersburg Golf Open.
- France and Algerian Muslims negotiate truce to end seven-year war.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duke Of Earl - Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler)
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
- The Everly Brothers - Crying In The Rain
- Gary (U.S.) Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
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