Monday 26 February 1962
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 26, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Atiq Rahimi and Sheila Cornell.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler).
In UK Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Knife in the Water, directed by Roman Polanski, 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 The Six Proud Walkers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 February 1962
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1962 ?
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Atiq Rahimi: Afghan-French journalist and director.
- Sheila Cornell: Encino, Florida -- Softball infielder (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Ahn Cheol-soo: South Korean physician academic and politician.
- Kelly Gruber: American baseball player.
- Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg: Composer, dies at 83.
- US Supreme court disallows race separation on public transportation.
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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)
- Bruce Channel - Hey! Baby
- Dion - The Wanderer
- Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- The Everly Brothers - Crying In The Rain
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Gene McDaniels - Chip Chip
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gene Chandler - Duke Of Earl
- James Brown And The Famous Flames - Lost Someone
- The Ikettes - I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Gary U.S. Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
- Eddie Holland - Jamie
- Joe Henderson - Baby Don't Leave Me
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Letter Full Of Tears
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- The Shirelles - Baby It's You
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?