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Sunday 22 July 1962

US date format: 7/22/1962, UK date format: 22/7/1962

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 22, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Daisy d'Errata and Steve Albini. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. The Lion, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Jfk Coloring Book by Jackie Kannon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The French Chef. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Lion

Directed by: Jack Cardiff

Starring: William Holden, Trevor Howard, Capucine, Pamela Franklin

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I Thank a Fool

Directed by: Robert Stevens

Starring: Susan Hayward, Peter Finch, Diane Cilento, Cyril Cusack

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Black Gold

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Philip Carey, Diane McBain, James Best, Fay Spain

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Tiara Tahiti

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: James Mason, John Mills, Claude Dauphin, Herbert Lom

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Hero's Island

Directed by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: James Mason, Neville Brand, Kate Manx, Rip Torn

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

The French Chef

Starring: Julia Child

Country: United States

The George Mitchell Choir: Around the World in Song

The Lively Ones

Hugh and I


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 July 1962 ?

  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
  • St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
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  • 1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off
  • 44th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 278 at Aronimink Golf Club - Pennsylvania
  • Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Tournament
  • Chicago White Sox player Floyd Robinson goes 6 for 6 (all singles).
  • Mariner program: Mariner 1 spacecraft flies erratically several minutes after launch and has to be destroyed.

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Planetary positions on July 22, 1962 - Geocentric view

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

Jfk Coloring Book

By: Jackie Kannon

How did a coloring book spend 14 weeks on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Sellers list??? The year was 1962.

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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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Franny and Zooey

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New ...

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The Golden Rendezvous

By: Alistair MacLean

A timeless classic of modern-day piracy from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.Aboard the SS Campari, all is not well.For

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

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