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Friday 9 February 1962

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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 Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Calvin Rosten was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Howard K. Smith. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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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Lafayette

Directed by: Jean Dréville

Starring: Pascale Audret, Jack Hawkins, Michel Le Royer, Folco Lulli

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Moon Pilot

Directed by: James Neilson

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

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Crosstrap

Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis

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

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TV Series

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

Howard K. Smith

Space Angel

The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

On the Road

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 February 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Jamaica signs agreement to become independent.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Captain Newman, M.D.

By: Leo Calvin Rosten

Captain Newman, M.D. invites you to make rounds on the ward of an Army psychiatric hospital where wounded veterans have lost touch with reality and erased memories of civilian life with

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The Incredible Journey

By: Sheila Burnford

Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian

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The Judas Tree

By: A.J. Cronin

In a story of wide and fascinating detail A. J. Cronin tells of Dr. David Morey who tries to atone for his desertion of the woman he loved.Beguiled

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My Saber Is Bent

By: Jack Paar

236 pages - photo illustrated - biography

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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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