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Monday 16 July 1962

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yves Féraud and Grigory Leps. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Shoot the Piano Player, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sir Francis Drake. 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Zotz!

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Tom Poston, Julia Meade, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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Boccaccio '70

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 16 July 1962

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Sir Francis Drake

Starring: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Richard the Lionheart

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Robin Hunter, Alan Haywood, Iain Gregory

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Big Pull

Starring: John Barrett, Michael Browning, Jean Dallas, Felix Deebank

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Famous Birthdays:
  • Yves Féraud: French restaurateur, owner of 'Chez Francis' near Ajaccio, which burned down through arson attacks in 1992 and 1999.
  • Grigory Leps: Russian singer-songwriter.
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Books

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

The Agony and the Ecstasy

By: Irving Stone

Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel of Michaelangelo—in which both the artist and the man are brought to life in full. A masterpiece in its own right, this novel offers a compelling portrait of Michelangelo’s dangerous, impassioned loves, and the God-driven ...

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Conversation With Stalin

By: Milovan Djilas

A memoir by the former vice president of Yugoslavia describing three visits to Moscow and his encounters there with Stalin. Index.

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The Golden Rendezvous

By: Alistair MacLean

A timeless classic of modern-day piracy from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.Aboard the SS Campari, all is not well.For

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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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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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