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Friday 13 April 1962

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dave Miley and Dewey Jones. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares. In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tonight Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles

Country: United States

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Cape Fear

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen

Country: United States

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Follow That Dream

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Anne Helm

Country: United States

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Sweet Bird of Youth

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight

Country: United States

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Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Bjrnstrand, Max von Sydow

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 April 1962 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Dave Miley: former baseball player and manager.
  • Dewey Jones: American publisher of the "West Hollywood Weekly.
  • Hillel Slovak: Israeli-born American guitarist (Anthym, What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (Born 1962).
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Facts:
  • US steel industry forced to give up price increases.
  • Stan Musial scores his 1,869th run, a new National League record.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor baseball cards
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Evgeny Evtushenko -- Apr. 13, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7763

Books

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

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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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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Daughter Of Silence

By: Morris L. West

Daughter of Silence

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The Bull From The Sea

By: Mary Renault

The Bull from the Sea reconstructs the legend of Theseus, the valiant youth who slew the Minotaur, became king, and brought prosperity to Attica.

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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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