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Thursday 20 September 1962

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jim Al-Khalili . 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 A Thousand Springs by Anna Chennault 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 20 September 1962 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ben Bella wins 1st elections in independent Algeria
  • Gov R Barnett refuses to admit a black to Miss Universe (James Meredith)
  • James Meredith, an African-American, is temporarily barred from entering the University of Mississippi.

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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 ?

A Thousand Springs

By: Anna Chennault

Many books have been written about General Claire Chennault. This adds a more personal view. Anna Chen Xiangmei worked as a war correspondent for the Central News Agency from 1944 to

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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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Travels With Charley

By: John Steinbeck

An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the

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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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