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Monday 26 March 1962

1962-03-26

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Don't Break The Heart That Loves You by Connie Francis. In UK Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Richard Brooks, 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 ?

Sweet Bird of Youth

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight

Country: United States

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Viridiana

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Silvia Pinal, Fernando Rey, Francisco Rabal

Country: United States

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Bjrnstrand, Max von Sydow

Country: United States

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Last Year at Marienbad

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoff

Country: United States

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Walk on the Wild Side

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Tonight Show

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Art Linkletter

Country: United States

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Two of a Kind

Starring: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise

Country: United Kingdom

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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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 March 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
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Facts:
  • Supreme Court backs 1-man-1-vote apportionment of seats in state leg
  • US Supreme Court backs 1-man-1-vote apportionment of seats in state legislature.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7761
  • Life: Desert housing development
  • Time: Cities of the 60's. Boston's Mayor Collins, Chicago's Mayor Daley, New York's Mayor Wagner, Los Ange

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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