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Friday 15 June 1962

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Mikal Ford and Chris Morris. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Ride the High Country, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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 Richard the Lionheart. 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 ?

Steptoe and Son

Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Ride the High Country

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley

Country: United States

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Hatari!

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krger

Country: United States

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The Music Man

Directed by: Morton DaCosta

Starring: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

Country: United States

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That Touch of Mink

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Cary Grant, Doris Day, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Advise & Consent

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 June 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Phillies score 10 runs in an inning against Reds en route to 13-8 win
  • WWUP TV channel 10 in Sault Ste Marie, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes.
  • The OAS signs a truce with the FLN in Algeria, but a day later announces that it will continue the fight on behalf of French Algerians.
  • Brazil beats Czechoslovakia 3–1 to win the 1962 FIFA World Cup.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Natalie Wood
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nelson Rockefeller -- June 15, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7772

Books

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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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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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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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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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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