Monday 25 June 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dan Turk and Kingi Carpenter.
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.
Zotz!, directed by William Castle, 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 25 June 1962 ?
- Dan Turk: NFL center (Washington Redskins).
- Kingi Carpenter: Canadian fashion designer, the founder and head designer for Peach Berserk, a made-to-order label using printed fabric that made the fashion scene in the late '90s.
- Phill Jupitus: English comedian actor and screenwriter.
- Ephraim Lisitsky: Hebrew poet.
- Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) forms
- Supreme Court rules New York school prayer unconstitutional
- US Supreme Court rules New York school prayer unconstitutional.
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'
- Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love)
- Gene Pitney - (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
- Johnny Crawford - Cindy's Birthday
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Emilio Pericoli - Al Di La'
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