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Sunday 11 February 1962

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Scott Kolden in Torrance and Sheryl Crow in Kennett. In that special week of February 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. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Franny And Zooey by J.D. Salinger 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!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ingrid Thulin, Charles Boyer

Country: United States

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Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

Directed by: Jos Quintero

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Coral Browne

Country: United States

The Innocents

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins

Country: United States

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Lover Come Back

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Room for One More

Starring: Carol Nicholson, Ahna Capri, Tim Rooney, Maxine Stuart

Country: United States

Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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Rocketship 7

Starring: Dave Roberts

Country: United States

Jazz Scene USA

Starring: Oscar Brown Jr., Cannonball Adderley, Danny Alguirre, Monty Budwig

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 February 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
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Facts:
  • Beatles record Please, Please Me

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Worlds Fair preview
  • Time: Notre Dame University President Rev. Theodore Hesburgh
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7754

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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