Thursday 20 December 1962
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Thomas Newberry and Domenico Gargano.
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 20 December 1962 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Thomas Newberry: NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Domenico Gargano: Italian bank robber whose attempted crime was so inept that it became a farce.
- D Sjostakovitz opera Katerina Ismailova, premieres in Moscow
- Osmond brothers debut on Andy Williams Show
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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