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Wednesday 19 September 1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Randy Myers and Tonja Walker. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Carnival of Souls, directed by Herk Harvey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Empire. 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 this week ?

Empire

Written by: Kathleen Hite

Starring: Richard Egan, Ryan O'Neal, Anne Seymour, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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The Jack Paar Program

Starring: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas

Country: United States

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The Andy Williams Show

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States

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Wide Country

Starring: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine

Country: United States

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The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

Starring: Alfred Hitchcock

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Carnival of Souls

Directed by: Herk Harvey

Starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger

Country: United States

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Divorce Italian Style

Directed by: Pietro Germi

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli

Country: United States

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Kid Galahad

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 September 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
  • Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Randy Myers: Vancouver, Washington -- Pitcher (Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles).
  • Tonja Walker: Huntington, West Virginia -- Actress (Alex-One Life to Live).
  • Alain Thébault: French yachtsman and skipper of l'Hydroptère.
  • Cheri Oteri: American actress producer and screenwriter.
  • Ken Rosenthal: American sportscaster.
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Facts:
  • Atlantic College opens it doors for the first time, marking the birth of the pioneering UWC educational movement.
  • A border conflict between China and India erupts into fighting.
  • ''New Musical Express'', a British music magazine, publishes a story about two 13-year-old schoolgirls, Sue and Mary, releasing a disc on Decca and adds ampquotA Liverpool group, The Beatles, have recorded 'Love Me Do' for Parlophone Records, set for October 5 release.ampquot

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7786
  • Life: Young US leaders
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Everett Dirksen -- Sep. 14, 1962

Books

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

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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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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Men And Decisions

By: Lewis L. Strauss

Men And Decisions, by Strauss, Lewis L.

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O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

By: Virginia Cary Hudson

O Ye Jigs

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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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