Friday 19 October 1962
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett.
In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, directed by Robert Aldrich, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 October 1962 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tracy Chevalier: American-English author.
- Bendik Hofseth: Norwegian saxophonist and composer.
- Svetlana Zainetdinova: Soviet-Estonian chess player and coach.
- Ruud Bread: Soccer player (NAC).
- Evander Holyfield: Boxer.
- Stalin-monument removed in Prague
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Sherry
- The Crystals - He's A Rebel
- Bobby (Boris) Pickett - Monster Mash
- Nat King Cole - Ramblin' Rose
- Gene Pitney - Only Love Can Break A Heart
- The Contours - Do You Love Me
- Booker T. & The M.G.s - Green Onions
- Chris Montez - Let's Dance
- Frank Ifield - I Remember You
- Dickey Lee - Patches
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