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Saturday 20 October 1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ray Childress and Steven R "Randy" Jackson. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while My Life In Court by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alle meine Tiere. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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Discovery

Starring: Virginia Gibson, Frank Buxton

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Eyes Without a Face

Directed by: Georges Franju

Starring: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel

Country: United States

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Lola

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Anouk Aime, Marc Michel, Jacques Harden

Country: United States

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Long Day's Journey Into Night

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • Mr President opens at St. James Theater NYC for 265 performances
  • Chinese army lands in India
  • Musical, Mr President, written by Irving Berlin, opens on Broadway

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Yosemite at dusk California
  • Time: Pennsylvania Governor William Scranton.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7790

Books

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

My Life In Court

By: Louis Nizer

2012 Reprint of 1961 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this title Nizer recounts some of his significant civil and criminal

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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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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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Men And Decisions

By: Lewis L. Strauss

Men And Decisions, by Strauss, Lewis L.

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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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