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Monday 2 April 1962

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Shulman and Billy Dean in Quincy. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares. In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Capitol Hill by Andrew Tully was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tonight Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Tonight Show

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Art Linkletter

Country: United States

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Benny Hill

Starring: Benny Hill, Graham Stark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sweet Bird of Youth

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight

Country: United States

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Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Bjrnstrand, Max von Sydow

Country: United States

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Last Year at Marienbad

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoff

Country: United States

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Walk on the Wild Side

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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La notte

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The first official Panda crossing is opened outside Waterloo station, London.

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Books

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

Capitol Hill

By: Andrew Tully

Andrew Tully was Scripps Howard's White House correspondent under Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy and spares no punches in this novel about politicians on Capitol Hill in the 1960's and the

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My Life In Court

By: Louis Nizer

2012 Reprint of 1961 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this title Nizer recounts some of his significant civil and criminal

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The Ivy Tree

By: Mary Stewart

Mary Grey had come from Canada to the land of her forebears: Northumberland. As she savored the ordered, spare beauty of England's northern fells, the silence was shattered by the shout

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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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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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