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Sunday 1 July 1962

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andre Braugher . In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Tales of Terror, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Sex And The Single Girl by Helen Gurley Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sir Francis Drake. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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TV Series

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

Sir Francis Drake

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Richard the Lionheart

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Big Pull

Starring: John Barrett, Michael Browning, Jean Dallas, Felix Deebank

Steptoe and Son

Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Tonight Show

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Art Linkletter

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Tales of Terror

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage

Country: United States

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Birdman of Alcatraz

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States

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Zotz!

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Tom Poston, Julia Meade, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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Boccaccio '70

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider

Country: United States

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Ride the High Country

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andre Braugher: Chicago, Illinois -- Actor (Frank Pembleton-Homicide).
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Facts:
  • Algeria votes for independence
  • Burundi and Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
  • Independence of Burundi.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Sex And The Single Girl

By: Helen Gurley Brown

1962 1ST EDITION, 5TH PRINTING BERNARAD GEIS ASSOCIATES HARDCOVER WITH ORIGINAL $4.95 PRICE ON MYLAR COVERED D.J....CLEAN PAGES...TIGHT SPINE, LIGHTLY TIPPED...CLEAN

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The Golden Rendezvous

By: Alistair MacLean

A timeless classic of modern-day piracy from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.Aboard the SS Campari, all is not well.For

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Calories Don'T Count

By: Herman Taller

1961: by Herman Taller M.D. - A revolutionary reducing plan based on a new biochemical discovery.

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

By: Irving Stone

Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel of Michaelangelo—in which both the artist and the man are brought to life in full. A masterpiece in its own right, this novel offers a compelling portrait of Michelangelo’s dangerous, impassioned loves, and the God-driven ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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