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Saturday 15 September 1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aubrey Matthews and Earnest Byner. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Divorce Italian Style, directed by Pietro Germi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Magnificent Destiny by Paul I. Wellman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Paar Program. 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 this week ?

The Jack Paar Program

Starring: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas

Country: United States

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The Andy Williams Show

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States

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Wide Country

Starring: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine

Country: United States

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The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

Starring: Alfred Hitchcock

Country: United States

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The Virginian

Starring: Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Divorce Italian Style

Directed by: Pietro Germi

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli

Country: United States

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Kid Galahad

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright

Country: United States

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Shoot the Piano Player

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger

Country: United States

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Tales of Terror

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage

Country: United States

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Birdman of Alcatraz

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 15 September
Facts:
  • Bravo, Giovanni closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • WOKR TV channel 13 in Rochester, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Kansas City Athletics' Bill Fischer sets record of 69 1/3 innings without a walk.
  • The Soviet ship Poltava heads toward Cuba, one of the events that sets into motion the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Young US leaders
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Everett Dirksen -- Sep. 14, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7785

Books

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

Magnificent Destiny

By: Paul I. Wellman

With a rare ability for translating historical fact into exciting literature, Paul I. Wellman has penned a powerful novel about the long friendship and secret adventures of Andrew Jackson and Sam

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Final Verdict

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

The Final Verdict Famous journalist - daughter's biography of flamboyant father-lawyer is a good read

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Veeck -- As In Wreck

By: Bill Veeck

Veeck As in Wreck: The Chaotic Career of Baseball's Incorrigible Maverick [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1962] Bill Veeck and Ed Linn

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Who'S In Charge Here?

By: Gerald C. Gardner

All you need to know to go to the polls or leave the country. Campaign edition

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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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