Monday 17 December 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Giulla Boschi and Rocco Anthony Mediate in Greensburg.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Telstar by The Tornadoes.
In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
L'eclisse, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1962 ?
- Giulla Boschi: Italian actress (Act of Contrition, Bonus Malus).
- Rocco Anthony Mediate in Greensburg: Pennsylvania, USA; PGA golfer (1991 Doral-Ryder).
- Giulia Boschi: Italian film and television actress, the daughter of the television presenter Aba Cercato.
- Christophe Hondelatte: French television and radio host who has worked for BFMTV since fall 2014.
- Katherine McWorter: American screenwriter for the film, "War.
- Jon Vincent: American pornographic actor who appeared in gay and bisexual pornography. Though he performed in fewer than 40 films, he is considered a porn legend. Vincent was known for his muscular body and hyper-masculine demeanor. He had been a severe drug addict for decades. He died of a heroin overdose in New York City on 3 May 2000.
- Paul Dobson: English footballer
- Richard Jewell: American security guard and accused bomber (d. 2007)
- Galina Malchugina: Russian sprinter
- Rocco Mediate: American golfer and journalist
- Beatles 1st British TV appearance (People & Places)
- Current constitution of Monaco promulgated.
- Thomas Mitchell, American actor (Outlaw), dies of cancer at age 70.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Tornadoes - Telstar
- Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
- Elvis Presley - Return To Sender
- Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl
- The 4 Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
- The Orlons - Don't Hang Up
- Steve Lawrence - Go Away Little Girl
- Esther Phillips Little Esther - Release Me
- Ray Charles - You Are My Sunshine
- Dion - Love Came To Me
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