Friday 27 April 1962
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley.
In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits.
War Hunt, directed by Denis Sanders, 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 27 April 1962 ?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- Edvard Moser: Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist, he received the 2014 Nobel prize in medicine or physiology with his wife May-Britt.
- Patricia Plumer: Covina, California -- 1.5k / 5k runner.
- Angel Comizzo: Argentine footballer.
- Denise Baldwin in Atlanta: Georgia, USA; LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury Classic).
- Patricia Susan Plumer Levere in Covina: California, USA; 1.5k/3K/5k runner.
- Ángel Comizzo: Argentinian footballer and manager
- James LeGros: American actor
- Choi Min-sik: South Korean actor
- Seppo Räty: Finnish javelin thrower and coach
- Im Sang-soo: South Korean film director and screenwriter
- Andrew Selous: English soldier and politician
- Grant Show in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actor (Jake - Melrose Place, Rick - Ryan's Hope).
- A K Fazlul Huq: Bengali statesman (Born 1873).
- US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Shirelles - Soldier Boy
- Shelley Fabares - Johnny Angel
- Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Dee Dee Sharp - Mashed Potato Time
- Chubby Checker - Slow Twistin'
- Rick Nelson - Young World
- Joey Dee and the Starliters - Shout - Part 1
- Clyde McPhatter - Lover Please
- Twist, Twist Senora - Gary U.S. Bonds
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