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Tuesday 2 October 1962

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Esai Morales and Aziz M Osman. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Onmitsu kenshi. 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 this week ?

The Gallant Men

Starring: Robert McQueeney, William Reynolds, Robert Ridgely, Richard X. Slattery

Country: United States

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Going My Way

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leo G. Carroll, Dick York, Nydia Westman

Country: United States

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Combat!

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

Country: United States

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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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Discovery

Starring: Virginia Gibson, Frank Buxton

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • San Francisco and Los Angeles play a 4-hour, 18-minute nine-inning game.

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Books

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

Seven Days In May

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

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In-Laws And Outlaws

By: C. Northcote Parkinson

For the ambitious executive who wants to keep maintain the advantage over his competitors, the secrets of business administration. Topics include the art of choosing the proper father-in-law, the avoidance of

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Men And Decisions

By: Lewis L. Strauss

Men And Decisions, by Strauss, Lewis L.

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Portrait In Brownstone

By: Louis Auchincloss

hard cover no dust jacket, pencil mark in front cover, pages are perfect, bent corners, looks very new.

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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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