Wednesday 27 June 1962
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). 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.
Tales of Terror, directed by Roger Corman, 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.
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 ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 27 June 1962!
Which were the important events of 27 June 1962 ?
- National HIV Testing Day in United States
- National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom 
- Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
- Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
- Michael Ball: English actor and singer.
- Tony Leung Chiu Wai: Hong Kong actor.
- Sunanda Pushkar: India-born Canadian businesswoman (d. 2014).
- Humala Ollanta: Peruvian politician who has been President of Peru since 2011.
- Paul Viiding: Estonian author poet and critic (d. 1962).
- NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 km/h, 37,700 m
- Ross Perot begins Electronic Data Systems
Subscribe to our Newsletter
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
- Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love)
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Gene Pitney - (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
- Emilio Pericoli - Al Di La'
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
- Johnny Crawford - Cindy's Birthday
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?