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Monday 9 April 1962

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Freddie Joe and John Eaves. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares. In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Franny And Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tonight Show. 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 in the last months ?

The Tonight Show

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Art Linkletter

Country: United States

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Two of a Kind

Starring: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Benny Hill

Starring: Benny Hill, Graham Stark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Room for One More

Starring: Carol Nicholson, Ahna Capri, Tim Rooney, Maxine Stuart

Country: United States

Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles

Country: United States

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Cape Fear

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen

Country: United States

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Follow That Dream

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Anne Helm

Country: United States

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Sweet Bird of Youth

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight

Country: United States

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Viridiana

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Silvia Pinal, Fernando Rey, Francisco Rabal

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 April 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waltrudis
  • Saint Casilda
  • Saint Ingofried
  • Saint Hugo of Rouan
  • Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Juan Belmonte: Spanish bullfighter, considered by many to have been the greatest matador of all time.
Facts:
  • 34th Academy Awards - West Side Story, Sophia Loren and Max Schell win.
  • 26th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 280.

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Books

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

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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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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Youngblood Hawk

By: Herman Wouk

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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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