Sunday September 02, 1962
US date format: 9/2/1962, UK date format: 2/9/1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 2, 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 Dominique Farrugia and Reign of Terror (French Revolution).
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sheila by Tommy Roe.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
The 300 Spartans, directed by Rudolph Maté, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while One Man'S Freedom by Edward Bennett Williams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wally Gator.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 02, 1962?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
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- The Soviet Union agrees to send arms to Cuba.
- William Wilkerson: American founder of the Hollywood...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 02, 1962?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Little Eva - The Loco-Motion
- The Isley Brothers - Twist And Shout
- Barbara Lynn - You'll Lose A Good Thing
- Sam Cooke - Bring It On Home To Me
- Claudine Clark - Party Lights
- Etta James - Stop The Wedding
- The Marvelettes - Beechwood 4-5789
- The Valentinos - Lookin' For A Love
- Ray Charles - You Don't Know Me
- Don Gardner And Dee Dee Ford - I Need Your Loving
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 02If September 02, 1962 is your birthday you're 57 years, 11 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 22 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?