Friday 18 May 1962
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Whitmarsh in San Diego and Nanne Gronvall.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Soldier Boy by The Shirelles.
In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits.
Lonely Are the Brave, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Ship Of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1962 ?
- Mike Whitmarsh in San Diego: California, USA; beach volleyball player (Olympics-silver-1996).
- Nanne Gronvall: Swedish singer.
- Sandra : German singer (Arabesque and Enigma).
- Mike Darnell: American television executive.
- Nanne Grönvall: Swedish singer-songwriter (One More Time).
- Olga Volozhinskaya: Russian ice dancer and choreographer
- Mike Whitmarsh: American volleyball player (Born 1962)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Shirelles - Soldier Boy
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Dee Dee Sharp - Mashed Potato Time
- Shelley Fabares - Johnny Angel
- Jay and the Americans - She Cried
- Ernie Maresca - Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out)
- Walter Brennan - Old Rivers
- Brenda Lee - Everybody Loves Me But You
- Jimmy Dean - P.T. 109
- Burl Ives - Funny Way Of Laughin'
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