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Monday 17 September 1962

1962-09-17

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Divorce Italian Style, directed by Pietro Germi, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Divorce Italian Style

Directed by: Pietro Germi

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli

Country: United States

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The Naked Island

Directed by: Kaneto Shind

Starring: Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Shinji Tanaka

Country: United States

Cleo from 5 to 7

Directed by: Agns Varda

Starring: Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray

Country: United States

The 300 Spartans

Directed by: Rudolph Mat

Starring: Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Diane Baker

Country: United States

Kid Galahad

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Fair Exchange

Starring: Eddie Foy Jr., Audrey Christie, Lynn Loring, Flip Mark

Country: United States

The Jack Paar Program

Starring: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas

Country: United States

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The Andy Williams Show

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States

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Wide Country

Starring: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine

Country: United States

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The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

Starring: Alfred Hitchcock

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dustin Nguyen: Vietnamese-American actor director producer and screenwriter.
  • Hesham Qandil: Egyptian engineer and politician 51st Prime Minister of Egypt.
  • BeBe Winans: American singer-songwriter and producer (BeBe & CeCe Winans).
  • Wayne Riley: Sydney, NSW -- Australasia golfer.
  • Mikey Linick: American radio personality known as "Mikey Dee," this popular DJ/musician/promoter died on 7/6/2003 after a bout with pneumonia.
See other famous people born on 17 September
Facts:
  • Justice Department files 1st suit to end segregation in public schools
  • US space officials announce selection of nine new astronauts.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7786
  • Life: Young US leaders
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Everett Dirksen -- Sep. 14, 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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Remember when

Remember when

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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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