Monday 30 July 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton.
In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits.
Shoot the Piano Player, directed by Franois Truffaut, 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..
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Which were the important events of 30 July 1962 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- Andy Green: United Kingdom -- 1st to break sound barrier on land.
- Tom Pagnozzi: Tucson, Arizona -- Catcher (St. Louis Cardinals).
- Vladimir Nikolayevich Dezhurov: Russian Lieutenant Colonel / Cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-21).
- Jay Feaster: American National Hockey League executive.
- Yakub Memon: Indian accountant and terrorist (d. 2015).
- Alton Brown: American television host and chef
- Myron McCormick: Actor (China Girl, Jigsaw), dies of cancer at 54.
- 33rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
- All star MVP: Leon Wagner (LA Angels)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love)
- Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Little Eva - The Loco-Motion
- The Orlons - The Wah-Watusi
- Brian Hyland - Sealed With A Kiss
- Ray Stevens - Ahab, The Arab
- Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzales
- Theme From Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) - Richard Chamberlain
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