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Monday 22 October 1962

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Derrick Waldroup and Gayle Stammer. 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 Who'S In Charge Here? by Gerald C. Gardner 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 22 October 1962 ?

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Facts:
  • JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba
  • JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis
  • JFK receives Ugandan Premier Milton Obote
  • In a televised speech, US President John F. Kennedy announces that U.S. spy planes have discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba which would house medium-range missiles capable of striking a number of major cities in the United States. Kennedy announces that he is ordering a naval "quarantine" of Cuba to prevent Soviet ships from transporting any more offensive weapons to the island.
  • Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center, Washington, USA.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7791
  • Life: Yosemite at dusk California
  • Time: Pennsylvania Governor William Scranton.

Books

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

Who'S In Charge Here?

By: Gerald C. Gardner

All you need to know to go to the polls or leave the country. Campaign edition

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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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A Study Of Communism

By: J. Edgar Hoover

Written at the height of the Cold War, here is the book review from the Kirkus Review, October 1, 1962: "A sequel to Masters of (1958) again blueprints and briefs the

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In-Laws And Outlaws

By: C. Northcote Parkinson

For the ambitious executive who wants to keep maintain the advantage over his competitors, the secrets of business administration. Topics include the art of choosing the proper father-in-law, the avoidance of

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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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