Thursday 15 February 1962
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Milo Djukanovic and [Babette] Renee Props in Oklahoma.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler).
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Walk on the Wild Side, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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 Room for One More.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
- Milo Djukanovic
- [Babette] Renee Props in Oklahoma: USA; actress (Ellie - As the World Turns, Get Shorty, Weird Science).
- June Oswald: American businesswoman, the eldest child of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man officially acknowldeged as the sniper who assassinated John F. Kennedy, although the facts are disputed.
- Milo Đukanović: Montenegrin politician 29th Prime Minister of Montenegro.
- Vladimir Sokoloff: Actor (Road to Morocco, Cloak & Dagger), dies at 72.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duke Of Earl - Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler)
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
- The Everly Brothers - Crying In The Rain
- Gary (U.S.) Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
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