Sunday January 07, 1962, Orthodox Christmas
US date format: 1/7/1962, UK date format: 7/1/1962
We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on January 7, 1962, here's what our experts found out:
it was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 7, 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 Hallie Todd and Abigail Johnson.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens.
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
West Side Story, directed by Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1962
while A Shade of Difference by Allen Drur was one of the best selling book.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 07, 1962?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno fails.
- Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Hall Wheelock.
- AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 47-27.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 07, 1962?
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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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 07, 1962?
On January 07, 1962 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is January 07, 1962?
On January 07, 1962 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 07, 1962?
On January 07, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 07, 1962?
On January 07, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 07, 1962?
On January 07, 1962 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 07, 1962?
On January 07, 1962 several famous people were born including, Hallie Todd, Abigail Johnson, Jeff Montgomery in Wellston.
What was the number one song in January 07, 1962?
The number one song in the week of January 07, 1962 was The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens in US and The Young Ones by Cliff Richard in UK.
What were the top hits on January 07, 1962?
The top hits on January 07, 1962 were The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens, The Twist by Chubby Checker, Run To Him by Bobby Vee in US and The Young Ones by Cliff Richard, Return To Sender by Elvis Presley, Stranger On The Shore by Mr Acker Bilk in UK.