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Saturday 29 September 1962

1962-09-29

It was Saturday, 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. The Bad Sleep Well, directed by Akira Kurosawa, 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.
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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 ?

The Bad Sleep Well

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyko Kagawa

Country: United States

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The Longest Day

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton

Country: United States

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Mr. Arkadin

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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

Combat!

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 September 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
  • French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Patrick Corry: developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx, New York.
Facts:
  • Alley Cat by Bent Fabric and His Piano peaks at #7
  • My Fair Lady closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 2,715 performances
  • Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Show, debuts on ABC-TV
  • Algerian government of Ben Bella forms
  • Indians and Angels set AL record of 40 strikeouts in a doubleheader

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Magazine Covers

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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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