Friday 21 December 1962
It was Friday, 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 21 December 1962 ?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Christy Forester in Lookout Mountain: Georgia, USA; country singer (Forester Sister - "Men").
- Angolin leaves Comecon
- US and Cuba accord, for release of Bay of Pigs captives.
- Rondane National Park is established as Norway's first national park.
- Britain agrees to purchase Polaris missiles from the U.S.
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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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Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 21 December 1962 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?