Tuesday 27 February 1962
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler).
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Walk on the Wild Side, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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 February 1962 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Grant Show in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actor (Jake Hanson - Melrose Place).
- Adam Baldwin in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actor (Full Metal Jacket, My Bodyguard).
- Kory Tarpenning in Portland: Oregon, USA; pole vaulter.
- Veronica Ribot-Canales in Buenos Aires: Argentina; US diver (Olympics-1996).
- Grant Show: American actor.
- Willie Best: Actor (Charlie-My Little Margie), dies at 45.
- South-Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem's palace bombed, first US killed of war.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Bruce Channel - Hey! Baby
- Duke Of Earl - Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler)
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- The Everly Brothers - Crying In The Rain
- Gene McDaniels - Chip Chip
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