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Saturday 3 February 1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michele Greene and Joe Handle. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. All Night Long, directed by Basil Dearden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Space Angel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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Movies

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

All Night Long

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair, Paul Harris

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Light in the Piazza

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Rossano Brazzi

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Lafayette

Directed by: Jean Dréville

Starring: Pascale Audret, Jack Hawkins, Michel Le Royer, Folco Lulli

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Moon Pilot

Directed by: James Neilson

Starring: Tom Tryon, Brian Keith, Edmond O'Brien, Dany Saval

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Crosstrap

Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis

Starring: Laurence Payne, Jill Adams, Zena Marshall, Gary Cockrell

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TV Series

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

Space Angel

The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

On the Road

Das Profil

Corrigan Blake

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
  • Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
  • United States - Four Chaplains Day.
  • Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
  • Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
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Facts:
  • President Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food and drugs
  • US President John Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food and drugs.
  • John Uelses pole vaults record 489cm.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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Clock Without Hands

By: Carson McCullers

Set in Georgia on the eve of court-ordered integration, Clock Without Hands contains McCullers's most poignant statement on race, class, and justice.

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Captain Newman, M.D.

By: Leo Calvin Rosten

Captain Newman, M.D. invites you to make rounds on the ward of an Army psychiatric hospital where wounded veterans have lost touch with reality and erased memories of civilian life with

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Franny and Zooey

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century 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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