Saturday 20 January 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker.
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, directed by Jos Quintero, 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 20 January 1962 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 20 January
- Robinson Jeffers: American writer and poet whose stories and lyric poems were heavily influenced with dark pessimism about the value of human individuality.
- Kean closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
- The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love
- The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
- Bobby Vee - Run To Him
- Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By
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