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Saturday 6 January 1962, Epiphany

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sean Landeta and Philip Brown. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Giant of Metropolis, directed by Umberto Scarpelli, 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 Tell It to Groucho. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 January 1962

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Movies

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

The Giant of Metropolis

Directed by: Umberto Scarpelli

Starring: Gordon Mitchell, Bella Cortez, Roldano Lupi, Marietto

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Bachelor in Paradise

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Bob Hope, Lana Turner, Janis Paige, Jim Hutton

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Flower Drum Song

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Caught Fire

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Edward Judd, Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Michael Goodliffe

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Blue Hawaii

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Joan Blackman, Angela Lansbury, Nancy Walters

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tell It to Groucho

Chan Canasta

Verspielte Neue Welt

Kaverukset

Take a Letter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
  • Philip Brown: Birmingham, England -- 4x400m runner (1984 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Sean Landeta: NFL place kicker (New York Giants).
  • Michael Houser: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Widespread Panic and Brute) (d. 2002).
  • Kevin Rosier: American mixed martial artist and boxer (d. 2015).
  • Vangelis Vlachos: Greek footballer and manager.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 1962 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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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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The Incredible Journey

By: Sheila Burnford

Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian

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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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My Saber Is Bent

By: Jack Paar

236 pages - photo illustrated - biography

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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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