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Thursday 1 March 1962

US date format: 3/1/1962, UK date format: 1/3/1962

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Russell Coutts and Mark Gardner in Los Angeles. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler). In UK Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Premature Burial, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Fox In The Attic by Richard Hughes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Steptoe and Son. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Premature Burial

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Richard Ney, Heather Angel

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Ring of Terror

Directed by: Clark L. Paylow

Starring: George E. Mather, Austin Green, Esther Furst, Norman Ollestad

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Damn the Defiant!

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Maurice Denham, Nigel Stock

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The Beachcomber

Directed by: Erich Pommer

Starring: Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Robert Newton, Tyrone Guthrie

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Walk on the Wild Side

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda, Anne Baxter

Country: United States

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

Steptoe and Son

Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Six Proud Walkers

Oh, Those Bells

Daly at Night

Sara and Hoppity

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1962 ?

  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Roscoe Ates: Actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight...
  • K-Mart opens
  • US / British nuclear test experiment in Nevada
  • American Airlines 707 plunges nose first into Jamaica Bay, New York, killing 95.
  • Uganda becomes a self-governing country.
  • US/British nuclear test experiment in Nevada.

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

The Fox In The Attic

By: Richard Hughes

A tale of enormous suspense and growing horror, The Fox in the Attic is the widely acclaimed first part of Richard Hughes’s monumental historical fiction, “The Human Predicament.”

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A Prologue To Love

By: Taylor Caldwell

"There can be help. There's always God," said Amy. "I'm ashamed. I'd forgotten about Him." She was quiet for a time.

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The Coming Fury

By: Bruce Catton

Dust jacket notes: "In words that weave history into art, Bruce Catton has created a book about the coming of the Civil War that is at once a broad canvas and

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The Bull From The Sea

By: Mary Renault

The Bull from the Sea reconstructs the legend of Theseus, the valiant youth who slew the Minotaur, became king, and brought prosperity to Attica.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

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