Thursday 16 August 1962US date format: 8/16/1962, UK date format: 16/8/1962
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Steve Carell and Robin Campillo.
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.
The Slave, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while My Life In Court by Louis Nizer 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..
What the sky looked like on 16 August 1962
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1962 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Steve Carell: American actor and writer, Carell is...
- Robin Campillo
- Tom Colicchio: Chef.
- David Zayas: Actor.
- Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer
Birth chart on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Barbara Lynn - You'll Lose A Good Thing
- Sam Cooke - Bring It On Home To Me
- Claudine Clark - Party Lights
- The Isley Brothers - Twist And Shout
- Little Eva - The Loco-Motion
- The Wah Watusi - The Orlons
- Don Gardner And Dee Dee Ford - I Need Your Loving
- Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love)
- Ray Stevens - Ahab, The Arab
- Etta James - Stop The Wedding
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