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Saturday 22 December 1962

1962-12-22

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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. Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, 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 this week ?

Days of Wine and Roses

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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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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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 22 December 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Kinderman Place in the Bronx named
  • 1,000,000th NBA point scored.
  • Harris County voters approve all-weather stadium for Houston Colt .45s.
  • quotBig Freezequot in Britain: There are no frost-free nights until March 5, 1963.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: The Sea double issue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Vince Lombardi -- Dec. 21, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7799

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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