Thursday 19 July 1962
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton.
In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits.
Shoot the Piano Player, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Ship Of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1962 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Brad Wilson: Pomona, California -- Canadian Tour golfer (1993 9 Pro-Am).
- Craig Muni: Toronto, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets).
- Aya Kito: Japanese writer (d. 1988).
- Anthony Edwards: American actor, best known for his role as Dr. Mark Greene on the TV series "ER," for which Anthony Edwards has won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series, a 1998 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama, and a People¹s Choice Award as Favorite Male Television Performer in a New Series.
- The First Annual Swiss amp Wielder Hoop and Stick Tournament is held.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love)
- The Orlons - The Wah-Watusi
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Brian Hyland - Sealed With A Kiss
- Claude King - Wolverton Mountain
- Joanie Sommers - Johnny Get Angry
- Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzales
- Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes) - Dee Dee Sharp
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
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