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Tuesday 12 June 1962

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Link in Provo and John Enos III. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Hatari!, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard the Lionheart. 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 ?

Steptoe and Son

Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Tonight Show

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Art Linkletter

Country: United States

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Benny Hill

Starring: Benny Hill, Graham Stark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Hatari!

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krger

Country: United States

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The Music Man

Directed by: Morton DaCosta

Starring: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

Country: United States

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That Touch of Mink

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Cary Grant, Doris Day, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Advise & Consent

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda

Country: United States

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Lonely Are the Brave

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 June 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 3 convicts used spoons to dig their way out of Alcatraz
  • Laos Prince Souvanna Phouma forms coalition government
  • USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m

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Books

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

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

By: Gayelord Hauser

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Invitation to Beauty by Gayelord Hauser

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A Bridge For Passing

By: Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck’s absorbing and candid chronicle of her experience making a movie in 1960s Japan, while surviving the loss of her beloved husbandPearl S.

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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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Conversation With Stalin

By: Milovan Djilas

A memoir by the former vice president of Yugoslavia describing three visits to Moscow and his encounters there with Stalin. Index.

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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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