Sunday October 21, 1962

US date format: 10/21/1962, UK date format: 21/10/1962

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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 21, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sylvie Desarmenien and David Campese. 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. The Manchurian Candidate, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Veeck -- As In Wreck by Bill Veeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Movies

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The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States of America

Gay Purr-ee

Gay Purr-ee

Directed by: Abe Levitow

Starring: Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Red Buttons, Paul Frees

Escape from East Berlin

Escape from East Berlin

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Don Murray, Christine Kaufmann, Werner Klemperer, Ingrid van Bergen

Ohne Krimi geht die Mimi nie ins Bett

Ohne Krimi geht die Mimi nie ins Bett

Directed by: Franz Antel

Starring: Heinz Erhardt, Karin Dor, Harald Juhnke, Ann Smyrner

A Prize of Arms

A Prize of Arms

Directed by: Cliff Owen

Starring: Stanley Baker, Helmut Schmid, Tom Bell, John Phillips

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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Events

  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on October 21, 1962

Sport Games on October 21, 1962


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Chicago Bears : 15 - 35
  • Cleveland Browns - St. Louis Cardinals : 34 - 7
  • Dallas Cowboys - Pittsburgh Steelers : 42 - 27
  • Detroit Lions - New York Giants : 14 - 17
  • Minnesota Vikings - Los Angeles Rams : 38 - 14
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TV Series

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Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

Geboren unter schwarzen Himmeln

The Andy Williams Show

The Andy Williams Show

Starring: Andy Williams

Country: United States of America

Wally Gator

Wally Gator

Alle meine Tiere

Alle meine Tiere

Starring: Gustav Knuth, Tilly Lauenstein, Sabine Sinjen, Volker Lechtenbrink

Here's Edie

Here's Edie

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Veeck -- As In Wreck by Bill Veeck

Veeck -- As In Wreck

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Classic story about his life owning the Cleveland Indians by Bill Veeck

Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

Travels With Charley

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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

O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

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O Ye Jigs

The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman

The Guns Of August

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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

Who'S In Charge Here? by Gerald C. Gardner

Who'S In Charge Here?

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Vintage paperback

Videogames

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Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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