Saturday 23 June 1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul LaGreca and Chuck Billy.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles.
In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Boccaccio '70, directed by Vittorio De Sica, 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 Sir Francis Drake.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 23 June 1962 ?
- J??i (L?go) - Latvia
- Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
- The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- National holiday - Luxembourg
- Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
- Victory Day - Estonia
- Father's Day - Poland
- Paul LaGreca: Bronx, New York -- Actor (Big Trouble).
- Chuck Billy: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Testament and Dublin Death Patrol).
- Steve Shelley: American drummer and producer (The Crucifucks Sonic Youth Dim Stars and Disappears).
- Kari Takko: Finnish ice hockey player and scout.
- Kevin Yagher: American special effects technician.
- Subways Are after Sleeping closes at St. James NYC after 205 performances
- Laos Suvanna Phuma forms government
- Larry Doby, retires from Cleveland Indians to play in Japan
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Gene Pitney - (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
- Johnny Crawford - Cindy's Birthday
- That's Old Fashioned (That's The Way Love Should Be) - The Everly Brothers
- Connie Francis - Second Hand Love
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