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Monday 5 February 1962

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anti-Christ and Jennifer Jason Leigh. 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 Howard K. Smith. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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Movies

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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

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Howard K. Smith

Space Angel

The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

On the Road

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
  • Anti-Christ : Divine figure prophesied by Dixon to bring catastrophes, "A propagator of a doctrine of such persuasive appeal that it will spread like wildfire, eventually precipitating a catastrophe of considerable magnitude.
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh: American actress.
  • Jennifer Leigh: American actress and noted family, the daughter of actor Vic Morrow and screenwriter Barbara Turner.
  • Duff McKagan [Michael]: Seattle, Washington -- Bassist (Guns & Roses).
  • Martin Nievera: Filipino-American singer-songwriter and actor.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jacques Ibert: French composer of operas, movie scores, orchestral and chamber music.
Facts:
  • Suit to bar Englewood New Jersey from racial segregated schools, filed
  • Law suit to bar Englewood, New Jersey, from "racial segregated" schools is filed.

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Books

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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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The Judas Tree

By: A.J. Cronin

In a story of wide and fascinating detail A. J. Cronin tells of Dr. David Morey who tries to atone for his desertion of the woman he loved.Beguiled

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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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