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Monday 24 September 1962

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arden Knoll and Jack Dee. 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. Carnival of Souls, directed by Herk Harvey, 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. On TV people were watching The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Carnival of Souls

Directed by: Herk Harvey

Starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger

Country: United States

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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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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Stoney Burke

Starring: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bill Hart

Country: United States

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Discovery

Starring: Virginia Gibson, Frank Buxton

Country: United States

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G.E. True

Starring: Jack Webb

Country: United States

Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine

Starring: Jackie Gleason, The June Taylor Dancers, Johnny Olson, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1962 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Arden Knoll: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan -- Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Klondike-2nd).
  • Jack Dee: British comedian.
  • Joseph Kennedy: II; American politician (Representative-Democrat-Massachusetts).
  • Robert Bouchet: French homicide; he killed his mother with accomplice Marie-Ange Thonin.
  • Diana Kouassi: American artist and singer.
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Facts:
  • KWSU TV channel 10 in Pullman, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • US Circuit Court of Appeals orders James Meredith admitted to University of Mississippi.
  • United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7787
  • Life: Two girls in Iran earthquake
  • Time: 5th U.S. President James Monroe. Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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