Tuesday 5 June 1962
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Princess Astrid and Astrid .
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.
Advise & Consent, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Richard the Lionheart.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 June 1962 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Feast of Saint Boniface.
- Seychelles - Liberation Day.
- National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
- World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
- Anniversary of the Signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Inuvaluit Day).
- Princess Astrid: of Belgium.
- Astrid : Belgian royalty, the second child of Prince Albert and Princess Paola of Belgium.
- Aquilino Morelle: French politician and physicist, personal adviser of Socialist ex-Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, and then of President François Hollande.
- Jeff Garlin: American comedian.
- Astrid of Belgium: Archduchess of Austria-Este.
- Tõnis Lukas: Estonian historian and politician 34th Estonian Minister of Education
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Dion - Lovers Who Wander
- The Shirelles - Soldier Boy
- Gene Pitney - (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Connie Francis - Second Hand Love
- Mary Wells - The One Who Really Loves You
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
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