Saturday August 11, 1962
US date format: 8/11/1962, UK date format: 11/8/1962
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 11, 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 Ennis Whatley and Bragi Ólafsson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka.
In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Two Weeks in Another Town, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Calvin Rosten was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dr. Finlay's Casebook.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 11, 1962?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
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- Andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3
- Bolotnikov runs world record 10km (28:18.2)
- Dodgers protest wetting down of Candlestick to slow Maury Wills down
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 11, 1962?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 11If August 11, 1962 is your birthday you're 58 years, 5 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 16 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 11, 1962?
On August 11, 1962 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is August 11, 1962?
On August 11, 1962 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 11, 1962?
On August 11, 1962 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 11, 1962?
On August 11, 1962 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 11, 1962?
On August 11, 1962 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 11, 1962?
On August 11, 1962 several famous people were born including, Ennis Whatley, Bragi Ólafsson, Françoise Guégot.
What was the number one song in August 11, 1962?
The number one song in the week of August 11, 1962 was Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka in US and I Remember You by Frank Ifield in UK.
What were the top hits on August 11, 1962?
The top hits on August 11, 1962 were Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka, Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton, The Wah-Watusi by The Orlons in US and I Remember You by Frank Ifield, Speedy Gonzales by Pat Boone, I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles in UK.