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Monday 13 August 1962

US date format: 8/13/1962, UK date format: 13/8/1962

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Manuel Valls and John Slattery. 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. The Slave, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Men And Decisions by Lewis L. Strauss 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!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Slave

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Steve Reeves, Jacques Sernas, Gianna Maria Canale, Claudio Gora

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The Raiders of Leyte Gulf

Directed by: Eddie Romero

Starring: Leopoldo Salcedo, Michael Parsons, Efren Reyes, Jennings Sturgeon

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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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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 13 August 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Bert Campaneris of Daytona Beach (FSL) pitches ambidextrously

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Planetary positions on August 13, 1962 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Men And Decisions

By: Lewis L. Strauss

Men And Decisions, by Strauss, Lewis L.

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

By: Irving Stone

Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel of Michaelangelo—in which both the artist and the man are brought to life in full. A masterpiece in its own right, this novel offers a compelling portrait of Michelangelo’s dangerous, impassioned loves, and the God-driven …

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Sex And The Single Girl

By: Helen Gurley Brown

1962 1ST EDITION, 5TH PRINTING BERNARAD GEIS ASSOCIATES HARDCOVER WITH ORIGINAL $4.95 PRICE ON MYLAR COVERED D.J....CLEAN PAGES...TIGHT SPINE, LIGHTLY TIPPED...CLEAN

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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