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Tuesday 18 December 1962

1962-12-18

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 Telstar by The Tornadoes. In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. To Kill a Mockingbird, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

To Kill a Mockingbird

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton

Country: United States

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L'eclisse

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Monica Vitti, Alain Delon, Francisco Rabal

Country: United States

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Taras Bulba

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Tony Curtis, Yul Brynner, Sam Wanamaker

Country: United States

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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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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 18 December 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • WAIQ TV channel 26 in Montgomery, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7799
  • Life: Marlon Brando
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adlai E. Stevenson -- Dec. 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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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