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Friday 16 February 1962

1962-02-16

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler). In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Walk on the Wild Side, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Walk on the Wild Side

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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La notte

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti

Country: United States

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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

TV Series

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

Benny Hill

Starring: Benny Hill, Graham Stark

Country: United Kingdom

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bob Pernice: American musician, a guitarist and member of the five-man band Pernice Brothers , whose popular music can be "exquisitely sad" according to one reviewer.
  • Tony Kiley: rocker (Blow Monkeys - "Wicked Ways").
  • John Balance: English musician (Coil, Psychic TV) (d. 2004).
  • Alexa Kenin in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Mousie - Coed Fever).
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Facts:
  • US Open Tennis: Jimmy Bostwick defeats brother Pete to win.
  • Flooding in the coastal areas of West Germany kills 315 and destroys the homes of about 60,000 people.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rock Hudson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert F. Kennedy -- Feb. 16, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7755

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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