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Monday 14 May 1962

US date format: 5/14/1962, UK date format: 14/5/1962

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Wolfgang Priklopil and Ferran Adrià. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Soldier Boy by The Shirelles. In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits. The Miracle Worker, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Chairman Of The Bored by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching William. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1962

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

The Miracle Worker

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson

Country: United States

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The Cabinet of Caligari

Directed by: Roger Kay

Starring: Glynis Johns, Dan O'Herlihy, Richard Davalos, Lawrence Dobkin

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Ride the High Country

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley, Ron Starr

Country: United States

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Maid for Murder

Directed by: Robert Asher

Starring: Bob Monkhouse, Alfred Marks, Hattie Jacques, Anna Karina

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The Road to Hong Kong

Directed by: Norman Panama

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Joan Collins, Robert Morley

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The Franchise Affair

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Tenamon'ya sandogasa

Pops and Lenny

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1962 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Wolfgang Priklopil: An Austrian communications technician who in 1998 kidnapped 10-year-old Natascha Kampusch and held her for eight years, committing suicide after she escaped.
  • Ferran Adrià
  • Deborah Houlding: British astrologer, editor of "The Traditional Astrologer," a subscription based magazine from 1993, publisher of rare and out-of-print Astrological texts, and graphic designer.
  • Danny Huston: Italian-American actor and director.
  • CC DeVille: American guitarist songwriter and actor (Poison and Samantha 7).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ex-pres Milovan Djilas sentenced to 5 years
  • Princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain.
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island.

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Planetary positions on May 14, 1962 - Geocentric view

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

Chairman Of The Bored

By: Edward Streeter

Stated first edition, printed in 1961 by Harper; pages clean and tight, some yellowing, 274 pages.

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A Prologue To Love

By: Taylor Caldwell

"There can be help. There's always God," said Amy. "I'm ashamed. I'd forgotten about Him." She was quiet for a time.

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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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Calories Don'T Count

By: Herman Taller

1961: by Herman Taller M.D. - A revolutionary reducing plan based on a new biochemical discovery.

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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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