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Thursday 30 August 1962

1962-08-30

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sheila by Tommy Roe. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Cleo from 5 to 7, directed by Agns Varda, 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 months ?

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

Kid Galahad

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright

Country: United States

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Shoot the Piano Player

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger

Country: United States

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Tales of Terror

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The New Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series

Starring: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Don Messick, Alan Reed

Country: United States

Dr. Finlay's Casebook

Written by: A.J. Cronin

Starring: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen

Country: United Kingdom

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The French Chef

Starring: Julia Child

Country: United States

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Sir Francis Drake

Starring: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Country: United Kingdom

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Richard the Lionheart

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Robin Hunter, Alan Haywood, Iain Gregory

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Japan conducts a test of the NAMC YS-11, its first aircraft since World War II and its only successful commercial aircraft from before or after the war.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7783
  • Life: Soviet Space Capsules
  • Time: Russian Cosmonauts Major Andrian Nikolayev and Lt. Colonel Pavel Popovich

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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