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Wednesday 15 August 1962

US date format: 8/15/1962, UK date format: 15/8/1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include David Zayas and Igor Dorokhin. 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 Dearly Beloved by Anne Morrow Lindbergh 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 15 August 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lei Feng: Chinese revolutionary (Born 1940).
Facts:
  • Netherlands and Indonesia signs accord about New Guinea
  • Shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg, Georgia, USA.
  • James Joseph Dresnok defects to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea after running across the Korean DMZ. Dresnok still resides in the capital, Pyongyang.
  • The New York Agreement is signed trading the West New Guinea colony to Indonesia.
  • The Beatles drummer Pete Best is fired and replaced by Ringo Starr.

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Books

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

Dearly Beloved

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

A June wedding sets the scene for Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s bestselling novel, Dearly Beloved. The ceremony is a great moment during which the “gathered together” survey not just this couple, this occasion, but their own lives, hopes, and fears.

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Portrait In Brownstone

By: Louis Auchincloss

hard cover no dust jacket, pencil mark in front cover, pages are perfect, bent corners, looks very new.

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Travels With Charley

By: John Steinbeck

An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the

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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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Videogames

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Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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