Monday 29 January 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters.
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Victim, directed by Basil Dearden, 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.
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1962 ?
- Nicholas Turturro in Queens: New York, USA; actor (James Martinez - NYPD Blue).
- Nicholas Turturro: American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Fritz Kreisler: Austrian-born violinist and composer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Duke Of Earl - Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler)
- The Shirelles - Baby It's You
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
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