Wednesday 19 December 1962
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bettina Huebers in Hamburg and Thierry Bourguignon.
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.
Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1962 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bettina Huebers in Hamburg: German Federal Republic; illegitimate daughter of Paul McCartney.
- Thierry Bourguignon: French racing cyclist, professional from 1990 to 2000.
- Jill Talley: American actress.
- Gary Fleder: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Street signs in Golden Gate Park approved by Park Commission
- Transit 5A1, first operational navigational satellite, launched.
- Nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
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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