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Wednesday 11 July 1962

US date format: 7/11/1962, UK date format: 11/7/1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Muriel Dacq and Shaun Robinson. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. I Thank a Fool, directed by Robert Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while One Man'S Freedom by Edward Bennett Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hugh and I. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

I Thank a Fool

Directed by: Robert Stevens

Starring: Susan Hayward, Peter Finch, Diane Cilento, Cyril Cusack

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Black Gold

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Philip Carey, Diane McBain, James Best, Fay Spain

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Tiara Tahiti

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: James Mason, John Mills, Claude Dauphin, Herbert Lom

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Hero's Island

Directed by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: James Mason, Neville Brand, Kate Manx, Rip Torn

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Tales of Terror

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage, Peter Lorre

Country: United States of America

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

Hugh and I



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Outbreak of Murder

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1962 ?

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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  • 1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I)
  • Brothers Hank and Tommie Aaron homer in same inning
  • Fred Baldasare is first to swim English Channel underwater (scuba).
  • Cosmonaut Micolaev sets record longest space flight - four days.
  • First transatlantic satellite television transmission.

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Planetary positions on July 11, 1962 - Geocentric view

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

One Man'S Freedom

By: Edward Bennett Williams

Originally published in 1962, One Man’s Freedom is the autobiography and personal philosophy of legendary attorney Edward Bennett Williams. At the time of publication, the book was lauded by critics and

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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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The Big Laugh

By: John O'Hara

A devastating account of the movie world's Golden Age, in all its phony power and glory. The famously sharp-edged social realism and always on-the-money dialogue of the late novelist John O'Hara

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In The Clearing

By: Robert Frost

This was the last collection of new poems to appear during Robert Frost's lifetime and it became a national best-seller upon publication.

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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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