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Friday 2 November 1962

1962-11-02

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to He's A Rebel by The Crystals. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. Mutiny on the Bounty, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Mutiny on the Bounty

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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Gypsy

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono

Country: United States

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The Manchurian Candidate

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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Eyes Without a Face

Directed by: Georges Franju

Starring: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Scales of Justice

Starring: Edgar Lustgarten

Country: United Kingdom

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The Gallant Men

Starring: Robert McQueeney, William Reynolds, Robert Ridgely, Richard X. Slattery

Country: United States

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The Eleventh Hour

Starring: Jack Ging, Wendell Corey, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

Going My Way

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leo G. Carroll, Dick York, Nydia Westman

Country: United States

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Zero One

Starring: Nigel Patrick, William Smith, Katya Douglas

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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Facts:
  • JFK announces Cuban missile bases were being dismantled
  • US President John Kennedy announces Cuban missile bases are being dismantled.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1962?

  • Life: Cuban missile crisis
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adm. George Anderson -- Nov. 2, 1962
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Ship of Fools

By: Katherine Anne Porter

The story takes place in the summer of 1931, on board a cruise ship bound for Germany. Passengers include a Spanish noblewoman, a drunken German lawyer, an American divorcee, a pair of Mexican Catholic priests.

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Dearly Beloved

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

A June wedding sets the scene for Anne Morrow Lindbergh's bestselling novel, Dearly Beloved. The ceremony is a great moment during which the "gathered together" survey not just this couple, this occasion, but their own lives, hopes, and fears.

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Youngblood Hawk

By: Herman Wouk

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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