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Thursday 16 August 1962

US date format: 8/16/1962, UK date format: 16/8/1962

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Steve Carell and Robin Campillo. 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 My Life In Court by Louis Nizer 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 16 August 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer

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Planetary positions on August 16, 1962 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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A Thousand Springs

By: Anna Chennault

Many books have been written about General Claire Chennault. This adds a more personal view. Anna Chen Xiangmei worked as a war correspondent for the Central News Agency from 1944 to

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Sex And The Single Girl

By: Helen Gurley Brown

1962 1ST EDITION, 5TH PRINTING BERNARAD GEIS ASSOCIATES HARDCOVER WITH ORIGINAL $4.95 PRICE ON MYLAR COVERED D.J....CLEAN PAGES...TIGHT SPINE, LIGHTLY TIPPED...CLEAN

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In The Clearing

By: Robert Frost

This was the last collection of new poems to appear during Robert Frost's lifetime and it became a national best-seller upon publication.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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