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Thursday 4 October 1962

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aldo Sprenger and Dennis Cook. 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 Ship Of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter 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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The Eleventh Hour

Starring: Jack Ging, Wendell Corey, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

Going My Way

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

Country: United States

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Zero One

Starring: Nigel Patrick, William Smith, Katya Douglas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Combat!

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

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 4 October 1962 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Aldo Sprenger: Dutch pop guitarist (Kong-Phlegm).
  • Dennis Cook: Lamarque, Texas -- Pitcher (Texas Rangers).
  • Agnès Cromback: French business executive, the president of the jewellery companies Tiffany & Co in France and Benelux.
  • Marc Minkowski: French conductor of classical music, especially known for his interpretations of French Baroque works.
  • Carlos Carsolio: Mexican mountaineer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Lowry: Mount Vernon NY, NYC builder, dies at 79.
Facts:
  • USAF Maj Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 32,300m

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Books

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

Youngblood Hawk

By: Herman Wouk

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Ship of Fools

By: Katherine Anne Porter

The story takes place in the summer of 1931, on board a cruise ship bound for Germany. Passengers include a Spanish noblewoman, a drunken German lawyer, an American divorcee, a pair of Mexican Catholic priests.

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Dearly Beloved

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

A June wedding sets the scene for Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s bestselling novel, Dearly Beloved. The ceremony is a great moment during which the “gathered together” survey not just this couple, this occasion, but their own lives, hopes, and fears.

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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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