Sunday 25 February 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cammy Ciarelli in Iowa City and Foster Emerson Sylvers.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler).
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Ring of Terror, directed by Clark L. Paylow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
while My Saber Is Bent by Jack Paar was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sara and Hoppity.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 25 February 1962
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Which were the important events of 25 February 1962 ?
- Blessed Romeo
- Kuwait's national day.
- People Power Day, special holiday in the Philippines.
- Saint Klaudian
- Saint Walburgis
- Saint Adeltrude
- Saint Cesar
- Foster Emerson Sylvers: Rocker.
- Cammy Ciarelli in Iowa City: Iowa, USA; WPVA volleyball player (Best of Beach-second-1995).
- Birgit Fischer: in German Democratic Republic; 500 metre kayaker (Olympics-gold-1980).
- John Lanchester: German-English journalist and author.
- Faron Moller: Canadian-English computer scientist and academic.
- Andres Siim: Estonian architect.
- Foster Sylvers: American singer-songwriter bass player and producer (The Sylvers).
- Wilhelm Pessler: German sociologist, dies at age 81.
- Robert Kennedy visits Netherlands
- India Congress Party wins elections.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duke Of Earl - Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler)
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Bruce Channel - Hey! Baby
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- The Everly Brothers - Crying In The Rain
- Gary (U.S.) Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
- Burl Ives - A Little Bitty Tear
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gene Chandler - Duke Of Earl
- James Brown And The Famous Flames - Lost Someone
- The Shirelles - Baby It's You
- The Ikettes - I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Letter Full Of Tears
- The Sensations - Let Me In
- Gary U.S. Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
- Bobby Bland - Turn On Your Love Light
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?