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Tuesday 11 December 1962

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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Lawrence of Arabia, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lawrence of Arabia

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Girls! Girls! Girls!

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Jeremy Slate

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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 11 December 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Arthur Lucas, convicted of murder, is the last person to be executed in Canada.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7798
  • Life: Digestion The Human Body
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles de Gaulle -- Dec. 7, 1962

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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