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Wednesday 3 October 1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rick Todd and Marco Forieri. 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 One Man'S Freedom by Edward Bennett Williams 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 3 October 1962 ?

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Facts:
  • Stop the World, I Want to Get Off opens at Shubert NYC for 886 performances
  • Dodgers set major league-record season attendance of 2,755,184
  • Wally Schirra in Sigma 7 launched into Earth orbit.
  • Project Mercury: Sigma 7 is launched from Cape Canaveral, with Astronaut Wally Schirra aboard, for a six-orbit, nine-hour flight.

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Books

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

One Man'S Freedom

By: Edward Bennett Williams

Originally published in 1962, One Man’s Freedom is the autobiography and personal philosophy of legendary attorney Edward Bennett Williams. At the time of publication, the book was lauded by critics and

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The Thin Red Line

By: James Jones

They are the men of C-for-Charlie company—“Mad” 1st Sgt. Eddie Welsh, Pvt. 1st Class Don Doll, Pvt. John Bell, Capt. James Stein, Cpl.

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The Guns Of August

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeThe Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara

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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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