Friday June 01, 1962
US date format: 6/1/1962, UK date format: 1/6/1962
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 1, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jesse Johnson and Sherri Howard.
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.
Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Big Pull.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 01, 1962?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
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- Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit.
- Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
- USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 01, 1962?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on June 01, 1962?
On June 01, 1962 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is June 01, 1962?
On June 01, 1962 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on June 01, 1962?
On June 01, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 01, 1962?
On June 01, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 01, 1962?
On June 01, 1962 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 01, 1962?
On June 01, 1962 several famous people were born including, Jesse Johnson, Sherri Howard, Corey Hart.
What was the number one song in June 01, 1962?
The number one song in the week of June 01, 1962 was I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles in US and Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley in UK.
What were the top hits on June 01, 1962?
The top hits on June 01, 1962 were I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles, Stranger On The Shore by Mr. Acker Bilk, Soldier Boy by The Shirelles in US and Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley, Do You Want To Dance / I'm Looking Out The Window by Cliff Richard, Come Outside by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard in UK.