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Saturday 23 June 1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Billy Wirth and Chuck Billy (vocalist). In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Hell Is for Heroes, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Every Frenchman Has One by Olivia De Havilland was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of This World. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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Movies

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

Hell Is for Heroes

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, Harry Guardino

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Damon and Pythias

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Guy Williams, Don Burnett, Ilaria Occhini, Liana Orfei

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Hatari!

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krüger, Red Buttons

Country: United States

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Boys' Night Out

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Kim Novak, James Garner, Tony Randall, Howard Duff

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Lolita

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out of This World

Who in the World

A Summer Night

Auf den Spuren der Antike

Police Five

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
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Facts:
  • Subways Are after Sleeping closes at St. James NYC after 205 performances
  • Laos Suvanna Phuma forms government
  • Larry Doby, retires from Cleveland Indians to play in Japan

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Every Frenchman Has One

By: Olivia De Havilland

Inscribed by de Havilland...202 Pages

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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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Ship of Fools

By: Katherine Anne Porter

The story takes place in the summer of 1931, on board a cruise ship bound for Germany. Passengers include a Spanish noblewoman, a drunken German lawyer, an American divorcee, a pair of Mexican Catholic priests.

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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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