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Wednesday, 26 September 1962

1962-09-26

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. Mr. Arkadin, directed by Orson Welles, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave

Country: United States

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Carnival of Souls

Carnival of Souls

Directed by: Herk Harvey

Starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger

Country: United States

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Divorce Italian Style

Divorce Italian Style

Directed by: Pietro Germi

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli

Country: United States

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The Naked Island

The Naked Island

Directed by: Kaneto Shind

Starring: Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Shinji Tanaka

Country: United States

Cleo from 5 to 7

Cleo from 5 to 7

Directed by: Agns Varda

Starring: Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

Starring: Jack Ging, Wendell Corey, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

Zero One

Zero One

Starring: Nigel Patrick, William Smith, Katya Douglas

Country: United Kingdom

Going My Way

Going My Way

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leo G. Carroll, Dick York, Nydia Westman

Country: United States

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Combat!

Combat!

Starring: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Country: United States

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Discovery

Discovery

Starring: Virginia Gibson, Frank Buxton

Country: United States

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Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays:
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.
  • Civil war erupts in Yemen.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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
  • Esquire

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.

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Dearly Beloved by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

Youngblood Hawk

By: Herman Wouk

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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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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