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Saturday 6 January 1962, Epiphany

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Philip Brown and Sean Landeta. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, directed by Jos Quintero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while I Should Have Kissed Her More by Alexander King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood Special. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

Written by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Innocents

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins

Country: United States

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Lover Come Back

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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Judgment at Nuremberg

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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The Children's Hour

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner

Country: United States

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Pocketful of Miracles

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1962?

  • Life: Lucille Ball Lucy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John F. Kennedy, Man of the Year -- Jan. 5, 1962
  • Esquire

Books

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

I Should Have Kissed Her More

By: Alexander King

KING OF THE STORYTELLERS - Favorite raconteur of millions of television fans! Bestselling author of MINE ENEMY GROWS OLDER and MAY THIS HOUSE BE SAFE FROM TIGERS! ALEXANDER KING tells you

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The Edge Of Sadness

By: Edwin O'Connor

“A realistic Christian novel of hope in a non-Christian age.”—New England Quarterly“A deeply felt and eloquently expressed work . .

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

By: Irving Stone

Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel of Michaelangelo—in which both the artist and the man are brought to life in full. A masterpiece in its own right, this novel offers a compelling portrait of Michelangelo’s dangerous, impassioned loves, and the God-driven ...

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Fail-Safe

By: Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler

Something has gone wrong. A group of American bombers armed with nuclear weapons is streaking past the fail-safe point, beyond recall, and no one knows why.

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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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