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Friday 5 October 1962

US date format: 10/5/1962, UK date format: 5/10/1962

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Mahamandaleshwar Swami Nityanand and Michael Andretti. 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. A Prize of Arms, directed by Cliff Owen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Final Verdict by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Andy Williams Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Prize of Arms

Directed by: Cliff Owen

Starring: Stanley Baker, Helmut Schmid, Tom Bell, John Phillips

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Dr. No

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee, Joseph Wiseman

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Stanley Baker, Virna Lisi, James Villiers

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Sodom and Gomorrah

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Stewart Granger, Pier Angeli, Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà

Country: United States of America

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The Chapman Report

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Shelley Winters, Jane Fonda, Claire Bloom

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

The Andy Williams Show

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States of America

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Wally Gator

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Onmitsu kenshi

Starring: Koichi Ose

Country: Japan

McHale's Navy


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Historical Events

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  • Beatles release their first single record "Love Me Do".
  • Dr. No, the first in the James Bond film series, is released.

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

Final Verdict

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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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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My Life In Court

By: Louis Nizer

2012 Reprint of 1961 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this title Nizer recounts some of his significant civil and criminal

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Seven Days In May

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II


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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

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Beatles Release Their First Record, “Love Me Do” - October 5th, 1962

On October 5th, 1962 the English rock band called the Beatles released their first smash hit, “Love Me Do” to the UK. The song was the beginning of the legendary rock band and set a high bar for all of their future music.

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