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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 Martin D Lascelles 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. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Room for One More. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

Written by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ingrid Thulin, Charles Boyer

Country: United States

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Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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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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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 9 February 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Martin D Lascelles: grandson of English princess Mary.
  • 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.
  • Zoe Lund: American musician turned model, actress, and screenwriter.
  • 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

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1962?

  • Life: Worlds Fair preview
  • Time: Notre Dame University President Rev. Theodore Hesburgh
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7754

Books

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

Calories Don'T Count

By: Herman Taller

1961: by Herman Taller M.D. - A revolutionary reducing plan based on a new biochemical discovery.

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But Not In Shame

By: John Toland

What were the events which determined the Pearl Harbor catastrophe? What were the last few days on Wake Island like? What really happened on the infamous Bataan Death March and why

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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 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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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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