It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. 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. Carnival of Souls, directed by Herk Harvey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

  • Mr. ArkadinMr. Arkadin
    directed by Orson Welles
    starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave
  • Carnival of SoulsCarnival of Souls
    directed by Herk Harvey
    starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger
  • Divorce Italian StyleDivorce Italian Style
    directed by Pietro Germi
    starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli
  • The Naked IslandThe Naked Island
    directed by Kaneto Shind
    starring: Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Shinji Tanaka
  • Cleo from 5 to 7Cleo from 5 to 7
    directed by Agns Varda
    starring: Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Wednesday, 26 September 1962 ?


Facts
  • LA Dodger Maury Wills becomes 1st to steal 100 bases (en route to 104)
  • TV comedy series Beverly Hillbillies premieres on CBS
  • Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)
  • The Yemen Arab Republic is proclaimed.

Famous People born
Steve Moneghetti: Australian marathoner (1988, 92, 96 Olympics - 5th Place)
Tracey Thorn: Rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)
Melissa Sue Anderson in California: USA; actress (Little House on the Prairie).
Peter Foster: Australian con artist
Mark Haddon: English author
Al Pitrelli: American guitarist (Megadeth)

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter

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.

Dearly Beloved by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Dearly Beloved

by Anne Morrow Lindbergh


fiction

Youngblood Hawk by Herman Wouk

Youngblood Hawk

by Herman Wouk


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