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Saturday 19 May 1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Iain Harvie . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Soldier Boy by The Shirelles. In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits. Lonely Are the Brave, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. 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

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TV Series

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

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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Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Lonely Are the Brave

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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The Miracle Worker

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory

Country: United States

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Peeping Tom

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Karlheinz Bhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer

Country: United States

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Mothra

Directed by: Inoshiro Honda

Starring: Frankie Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Kyko Kagawa

Country: United States

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War Hunt

Directed by: Denis Sanders

Starring: John Saxon, Charles Aidman, Sydney Pollack

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
Famous Birthdays:
  • Iain Harvie: Scottish rock guitarist (Nothing Ever Happens).
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Facts:
  • Bravo, Giovanni opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • John Birch Society, by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99
  • US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric).
  • 88th Preakness: John Rotz aboard Greek Money wins in 1:56.2.
  • Indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Astronaut Scott Carpenter and wife Rene
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Federic G. Donner -- May 18, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7768

Books

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

A Bridge For Passing

By: Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck’s absorbing and candid chronicle of her experience making a movie in 1960s Japan, while surviving the loss of her beloved husbandPearl S.

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Captain Newman, M.D.

By: Leo Calvin Rosten

Captain Newman, M.D. invites you to make rounds on the ward of an Army psychiatric hospital where wounded veterans have lost touch with reality and erased memories of civilian life with

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Chairman Of The Bored

By: Edward Streeter

Stated first edition, printed in 1961 by Harper; pages clean and tight, some yellowing, 274 pages.

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The Bull From The Sea

By: Mary Renault

The Bull from the Sea reconstructs the legend of Theseus, the valiant youth who slew the Minotaur, became king, and brought prosperity to Attica.

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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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