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Friday 16 November 1962

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gary Mounfield and Tina Gebel. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. In UK Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Girls! Girls! Girls!, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Höhlenkinder. 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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TV Series

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

The Scales of Justice

Starring: Edgar Lustgarten

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Gallant Men

Starring: Robert McQueeney, William Reynolds, Robert Ridgely, Richard X. Slattery

Country: United States

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Going My Way

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leo G. Carroll, Dick York, Nydia Westman

Country: United States

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Combat!

Starring: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Country: United States

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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Girls! Girls! Girls!

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Jeremy Slate

Country: United States

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Mutiny on the Bounty

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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Gypsy

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono

Country: United States

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The Manchurian Candidate

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gary Mounfield: English bassist (The Stone Roses, Primal Scream).
  • Tina Gebel: German circus performer, the daughter of Sigrid Gebel and step-daughter of Gunther Gebel-Williams.
  • Mani : English bass player (The Stone Roses Primal Scream and Freebass).
  • Josh Silver: American keyboard player and producer (Type O Negative and Fallout).
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Facts:
  • Kuwait adopts constitution (1st, Islamitic)
  • Wilt Chamberlain of NBA San Francisco Warriors scores 73 points versus New York Knicks.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: China invades India
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gov. George Romney -- Nov. 16, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7794

Books

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

A Shade Of Difference

By: Allen Drury

The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning bestseller Advise and Consent. From Allen Drury, the 20th Century grand master of political fiction, a novel of the United Nations and the racial friction

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The Guns Of August

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeThe Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara

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Seven Days In May

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

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Points Of My Compass

By: E.B. White

. dw, 1962, 240pp

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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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