Sunday 2 December 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacqui Frazier-lyde and John Dyegh.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons.
In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Girls! Girls! Girls!, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Points Of My Compass by E.B. White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Höhlenkinder.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Jacqui Frazier-lyde: Boxer.
- John Dyegh: Nigerian businessman and politician.
- Kardam : Prince of Turnovo, titular Bulgarian royal family.
- 50th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg beats Hamilton, 28-27 at Toronto [OT]
- Vietnam War: After a trip to Vietnam at the request of US President John F. Kennedy, US Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield becomes the first American official not to make an optimistic public comment on the war's progress.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
- Brenda Lee - All Alone Am I
- The Orlons - Don't Hang Up
- The Tijuana Brass - The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro)
- Dee Dee Sharp - Ride
- The Crystals - He's A Rebel
- Neil Sedaka - Next Door To An Angel
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