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Wednesday 13 June 1962

1962-06-13

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Ride the High Country, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Ship Of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Ride the High Country

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley

Country: United States

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Hatari!

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krger

Country: United States

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The Music Man

Directed by: Morton DaCosta

Starring: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

Country: United States

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That Touch of Mink

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Cary Grant, Doris Day, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Advise & Consent

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Richard the Lionheart

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Robin Hunter, Alan Haywood, Iain Gregory

Country: United Kingdom

Steptoe and Son

Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett

Country: United Kingdom

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The Tonight Show

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Art Linkletter

Country: United States

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Two of a Kind

Starring: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise

Country: United Kingdom

Benny Hill

Starring: Benny Hill, Graham Stark

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 June 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
  • Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
  • Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • USA ? World Children's Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bob Newhart Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • Norway named ombudsman

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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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