Sunday 28 January 1962
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Philippe Vercruysse and Catherine Falgayrac.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters.
In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
while Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Calvin Rosten was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Room for One More.
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 28 January 1962 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Philippe Vercruysse
- Catherine Falgayrac
- Michael Cage: NBA forward / center (Cleveland Cavaliers, New Jersey Nets).
- Giovanna Melandri
- Keith Cobb: American actor.
- Sam Phillips: Singer / actress (Die Hard with a Vengeance).
- Keith Hamilton Cobb in Tarrytown: New York, USA; actor (Noah Keefer - All My Children).
- Creflo Dollar: American televangelist.
- Francesca Draghetti: Italian actress, voice actor, director of dubbing and comedian.
- Johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia and survives.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1962 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joey Dee & the Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
- Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
- Sue Thompson - Norman
- The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
- The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love
- Dion - The Wanderer
- The Shirelles - Baby It's You
- Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By
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