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Sunday 12 August 1962

US date format: 8/12/1962, UK date format: 12/8/1962

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Miss Cleo (psychic) and Brian Azzarello. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Two Weeks in Another Town, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while My Life In Court by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dr. Finlay's Casebook. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Movies

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

Two Weeks in Another Town

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Edward G. Robinson, Cyd Charisse, George Hamilton

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Kid Galahad

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright, Joan Blackman

Country: United States of America

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King Kong vs. Godzilla

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

Starring: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yû Fujiki, Ichirô Arishima

Country: United States of America

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Zotz!

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Tom Poston, Julia Meade, Jim Backus, Fred Clark

Country: United States of America

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The Lion

Directed by: Jack Cardiff

Starring: William Holden, Trevor Howard, Capucine, Pamela Franklin

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TV Series

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

Dr. Finlay's Casebook

Written by: A.J. Cronin

Starring: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starlight Rendezvous

Saturday Sport

The Mermaid's Pearls

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 1962 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st time 2 people in space
  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Tournament
  • Russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely August 15

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Planetary positions on August 12, 1962 - Geocentric view

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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 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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Franny and Zooey

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New …

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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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Jfk Coloring Book

By: Jackie Kannon

How did a coloring book spend 14 weeks on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Sellers list??? The year was 1962.

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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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