Tuesday 10 July 1962
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Saxon and Joel Hilgenberg.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton.
In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits.
Tales of Terror, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Every Frenchman Has One by Olivia De Havilland was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sir Francis Drake.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:10 July
- Yehuda Leib Maimon: Israeli rabbi and government minister (Born 1875).
- 32nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at D.C. Stadium, Washington
- All star MVP: Maury Wills (LA Dodgers)
- Telstar, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, launched
- Martin Luther King Jr arrested during demonstration in Georgia, USA.
- Telstar, the world's first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.
- The world's first communications satellite (Telstar) is launched into orbit.
- ATampT's Telstar, the world's first commercial communications satellite, is launched into orbit and activated the next day.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love)
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- The Orlons - The Wah-Watusi
- Brian Hyland - Sealed With A Kiss
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- Claude King - Wolverton Mountain
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Dee Dee Sharp - Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)
- Emilio Pericoli - Al Di La'
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