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Sunday 7 January 1962, Orthodox Christmas

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Montgomery in Wellston and Jeff Montgomery. 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 Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, directed by Jos Quintero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter 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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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Rocketship 7

Starring: Dave Roberts

Country: United States

Jazz Scene USA

Starring: Oscar Brown Jr., Cannonball Adderley, Danny Alguirre, Monty Budwig

Country: United States

The Steve Allen Playhouse

Starring: Steve Allen, Herb Ellis, Johnny Jacobs, John Raitt

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

Directed by: Jos Quintero

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Coral Browne

Country: United States

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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The Children's Hour

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 January 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
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Facts:
  • Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno fails.
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Hall Wheelock.
  • AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 47-27.

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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 ?

Youngblood Hawk

By: Herman Wouk

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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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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

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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