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Tuesday 21 August 1962

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Stryker and John Korfas. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Little Eva. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dr. Finlay's Casebook. 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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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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TV Series

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

Dr. Finlay's Casebook

Written by: A.J. Cronin

Starring: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeff Stryker: American porn star who has starred in bisexual, gay, and straight adult films.
  • John Korfas: Greek-American basketball player and coach.
  • Tsutomu Miyazaki: Japanese serial killer (Born 1962).
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Facts:
  • Verne Gagne beats Mister M (doctor X) in Minn, to become NWA champ

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7782
  • Life: Remembering Marilyn Monroe
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Harry F. Byrd -- Aug. 17, 1962

Books

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

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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Conversation With Stalin

By: Milovan Djilas

A memoir by the former vice president of Yugoslavia describing three visits to Moscow and his encounters there with Stalin. Index.

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Six Crises

By: Richard Nixon

Hardcover published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., in 1962. Book Club Edition.

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Magnificent Destiny

By: Paul I. Wellman

With a rare ability for translating historical fact into exciting literature, Paul I. Wellman has penned a powerful novel about the long friendship and secret adventures of Andrew Jackson and Sam

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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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