Saturday 20 October 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Childress and Steven R "Randy" Jackson.
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.
On TV people were watching Alle meine Tiere.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1962 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ray Childress: NFL defensive tackle / defensive end (Houston Oilers).
- Steven R "Randy" Jackson: US percussionist / singer (Enjoy Yourself).
- David M Evans: American screenwriter and film director.
- David Evans: American director and screenwriter.
- Dave Wong: Hong Kong-Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actor.
- Mr President opens at St. James Theater NYC for 265 performances
- Chinese army lands in India
- Musical, Mr President, written by Irving Berlin, opens on Broadway
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby (Boris) Pickett - Monster Mash
- The 4 Seasons - Sherry
- The Contours - Do You Love Me
- The Crystals - He's A Rebel
- Frank Ifield - I Remember You
- Dickey Lee - Patches
- Nat King Cole - Ramblin' Rose
- Gene Pitney - Only Love Can Break A Heart
- Booker T. & The M.G.s - Green Onions
- Chris Montez - Let's Dance
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