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Friday 9 February 1962

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 9, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marco Berriel and Diego Perez. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. All Night Long, directed by Basil Dearden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Daughter Of Silence by Morris L. West 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 9 February 1962

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

All Night Long

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair, Paul Harris

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Light in the Piazza

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Rossano Brazzi

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Moon Pilot

Directed by: James Neilson

Starring: Tom Tryon, Brian Keith, Edmond O'Brien, Dany Saval

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Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis

Starring: Laurence Payne, Jill Adams, Zena Marshall, Gary Cockrell

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Jules and Jim

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

Country: United States

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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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Howard K. Smith

Space Angel

The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 February 1962 ?

  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marco Berriel
  • Diego Perez: in Spain; tennis star.
  • Filippo Gaudenzi: Italian journalist and television personality, who started his career in the 1980s, first as a radio journalist presenting the morning editions of "Gr2" on Rai until 1994.
  • Martin D Lascelles: grandson of English princess Mary.
  • Anik Bissonnette: French-Canadian ballet dancer (Les Grands Ballets Canadiens).
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  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Jamaica signs agreement to become independent.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 09, 1962 - Geocentric view

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

Daughter Of Silence

By: Morris L. West

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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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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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My Life In Court

By: Louis Nizer

2012 Reprint of 1961 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this title Nizer recounts some of his significant civil and criminal

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

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