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Sunday 15 April 1962

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nawal El Moutawakel and Surjit Bindrakhia. 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. Whistle Down the Wind, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman 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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Old Newspapers

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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 30 days ?

Whistle Down the Wind

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Norman Bird

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US national debt above US$300,000,000,000.

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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 Guns Of August

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeThe Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara

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The Ivy Tree

By: Mary Stewart

Mary Grey had come from Canada to the land of her forebears: Northumberland. As she savored the ordered, spare beauty of England's northern fells, the silence was shattered by the shout

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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Before I Sleep

By: James Monahan

Prince Souphan of Laos arrived at Lambert Field on November 30, 1959, to a proper St. Louis reception led by thedeputy mayor and the head of the board of aldermen.

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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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