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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. Through a Glass Darkly, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Steptoe and Son. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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What the sky looked like on 6 January 1962

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Movies

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Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States

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Splendor in the Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie

Country: United States

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El Cid

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Geneviève Page

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Steptoe and Son

Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Tell It to Groucho

Chan Canasta

Verspielte Neue Welt

Kaverukset

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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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Books

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The Making Of The President 1960

By: Theodore H. White

The greatest political story ever told—the epic clash between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, as captured in Theodore White's dramatic and groundbreaking chronicleThe Making of the President 1960 is

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A New Life

By: Bernard Malamud

"An overlooked masterpiece. It may still be undervalued as Malamud's funniest and most embracing novel." --Jonathan Lethem In A New Life, Bernard Malamud--generally thought of as a distinctly New York writer--took

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The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich

By: William L. Shirer

Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a

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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

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Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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