Wednesday 19 December 1962
It was Wednesday, 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 Telstar by The Tornadoes.
In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
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 19 December 1962 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Thierry Bourguignon: French racing cyclist, professional from 1990 to 2000.
- Bettina Huebers in Hamburg: German Federal Republic; illegitimate daughter of Paul McCartney.
- Gary Fleder: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Jill Talley: American actress.
- Street signs in Golden Gate Park approved by Park Commission
- Transit 5A1, first operational navigational satellite, launched.
- Nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Lawrence - Go Away Little Girl
- The 4 Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
- The Tornadoes - Telstar
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
- Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl
- The Orlons - Don't Hang Up
- Ray Charles - You Are My Sunshine
- Esther Phillips Little Esther - Release Me
- Dion - Love Came To Me
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