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Tuesday 9 January 1962

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Giant of Metropolis, directed by Umberto Scarpelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while My Saber Is Bent by Jack Paar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Television Club. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1962

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Movies

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

The Giant of Metropolis

Directed by: Umberto Scarpelli

Starring: Gordon Mitchell, Bella Cortez, Roldano Lupi, Marietto

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Bachelor in Paradise

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Bob Hope, Lana Turner, Janis Paige, Jim Hutton

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Flower Drum Song

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Caught Fire

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Edward Judd, Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Michael Goodliffe

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Blue Hawaii

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Joan Blackman, Angela Lansbury, Nancy Walters

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Television Club

Indizien - Geständnisse - Beweise

Looking at the United States

The Late, Late Show

Tell It to Groucho

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • LeRoy B Shield: US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at age 68.
Facts:
  • NFL prohibits grabbing of face masks.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Mister M (Dr X) beats Verne Gagne in Minnesota, to become NWA champ.
  • Cuba and the Soviet Union sign a trade pact.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1962 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on January 09, 1962 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

My Saber Is Bent

By: Jack Paar

236 pages - photo illustrated - biography

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I Met A Lady

By: Howard Spring

Howard Spring writes about his own life in the character of George Ledra, in this reprint of a novel which stretches over the two World Wars.

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I Should Have Kissed Her More

By: Alexander King

KING OF THE STORYTELLERS - Favorite raconteur of millions of television fans! Bestselling author of MINE ENEMY GROWS OLDER and MAY THIS HOUSE BE SAFE FROM TIGERS! ALEXANDER KING tells you

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Daughter Of Silence

By: Morris L. West

Daughter of Silence

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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