Sunday 18 March 1962
It was Sunday, 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.
Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Richard Brooks, 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 18 March 1962 ?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Massimo Giletti: Italian television host and journalist.
- Thomas Ian Griffith: American actor.
- Brian Fisher: American baseball player.
- Thomas Griffith: American actor and martial artist.
- James McMurtry: American singer-songwriter guitarist and actor.
- Bob Shennan: English broadcaster
- Etsushi Toyokawa: Japanese actor and director
- Volker Weidler: German race car driver
- Mike Rowe: American television personality
- Irene Cara: American singer and actress
- Walter W Bacon: American politician (Born 1880).
- Dmitri Shostakovitch becomes member of Supreme Soviet of the USSR
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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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