Saturday October 06, 1962

US date format: 10/6/1962, UK date format: 6/10/1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 6, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sophie Duez and Lorenza Pavarotti. 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 Portrait In Brownstone by Louis Auchincloss 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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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • 16th NHL All-Star Game: Toronto beat All4-Stars -1 at Toronto

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Movies

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A Prize of Arms

A Prize of Arms

Directed by: Cliff Owen

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

Dr. No

Dr. No

Directed by: Terence Young

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

Country: United States of America

Eva

Eva

Directed by: Joseph Losey

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

Sodom and Gomorrah

Sodom and Gomorrah

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

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

Country: United States of America

The Chapman Report

The Chapman Report

Directed by: George Cukor

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

Sport Games on October 06, 1962

Sport Games on October 06, 1962


NFL

American Football
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Pittsburgh Steelers : 7 - 13
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TV Series

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The Andy Williams Show

The Andy Williams Show

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States of America

Wally Gator

Wally Gator

Onmitsu kenshi

Onmitsu kenshi

Starring: Koichi Ose

Country: Japan

McHale's Navy

McHale's Navy

It's a Living

It's a Living

Days to next October 06

If October 06, 1962 is your birthday you're 57 years, 10 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Portrait In Brownstone by Louis Auchincloss

Portrait In Brownstone

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hard cover no dust jacket, pencil mark in front cover, pages are perfect, bent corners, looks very new.

Sex And The Single Girl by Helen Gurley Brown

Sex And The Single Girl

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1962 1ST EDITION, 5TH PRINTING BERNARAD GEIS ASSOCIATES HARDCOVER WITH ORIGINAL $4.95 PRICE ON MYLAR COVERED D.J....CLEAN PAGES...TIGHT SPINE, LIGHTLY TIPPED...CLEAN

One Man'S Freedom by Edward Bennett Williams

One Man'S Freedom

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Originally published in 1962, One Man’s Freedom is the autobiography and personal philosophy of legendary attorney Edward Bennett Williams. At the time of publication, the book was lauded by critics and

The Blue Nile by Alan Moorehead

The Blue Nile

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In the first half of the nineteenth century, only a small handful of Westerners had ventured into the regions watered by the Nile River on its long journey from Lake Tana

The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone

The Agony and the Ecstasy

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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 …

Videogames

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Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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