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Thursday 19 July 1962

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brad Wilson and Craig Muni. 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 In The Clearing by Robert Frost was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The French Chef. 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 ?

The French Chef

Starring: Julia Child

Country: United States

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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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brad Wilson: Pomona, California -- Canadian Tour golfer (1993 9 Pro-Am).
  • Craig Muni: Toronto, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets).
  • Aya Kito: Japanese writer (d. 1988).
  • Anthony Edwards: American actor, best known for his role as Dr. Mark Greene on the TV series "ER," for which Anthony Edwards has won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series, a 1998 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama, and a People¹s Choice Award as Favorite Male Television Performer in a New Series.
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Facts:
  • The First Annual Swiss amp Wielder Hoop and Stick Tournament is held.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7777
  • Life: John F Kennedy in Mexico
  • Time: British Lord Privy Seal Edward R. G. Heath

Books

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

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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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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Why Not Victory?

By: Barry M. Goldwater

"THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE TO VICTORY IS-OBVIOUSLY-DEFEAT" In this one sentence the outspoken senator from Arizona cuts through the theories of coexistence, compromise and containment that have been obscuring US thinking on cold

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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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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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