Tuesday 19 June 1962
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paula Abdul and Jeremy Bates.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles.
In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Boccaccio '70, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sir Francis Drake.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Paula Abdul: American singer with Syrian-Brazilian-French-Canadian ancestry.
- Jeremy Bates: English tennis player.
- Sid Fenech: Jockey.
- Paula Julie Abdul in Van Nuys: California, USA; singer/choreographer (Straight Up).
- Peter Bradshaw: English author and critic.
- Frank Borzage: United States -- Director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
- David Rose and His Orchestra - The Stripper
- Freddy Cannon - Palisades Park
- Johnny Tillotson - It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
- Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
- Gene Pitney - (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
- The Marvelettes - Playboy
- Johnny Crawford - Cindy's Birthday
- That's Old Fashioned (That's The Way Love Should Be) - The Everly Brothers
- Connie Francis - Second Hand Love
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