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Wednesday 23 May 1962

US date format: 5/23/1962, UK date format: 23/5/1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tamara Kennedy and Keith Brantley at Scott Air Force Base. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stranger On The Shore by Mr. Acker Bilk. In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits. Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Last Plantagenets by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Im echten Manne ist ein Kind. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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Long Day's Journey Into Night

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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Carnival of Souls

Directed by: Herk Harvey

Starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger, Art Ellison

Country: United States

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The Master of Ballantrae

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell

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Big Red

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Gilles Payant, Émile Genest, Janette Bertrand

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The Miracle Worker

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson

Country: United States

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Im echten Manne ist ein Kind


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1962 ?

  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
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  • Scott Carpenter orbits Earth 3 times in US Aurora 7
  • Joe Pepitone is second New York Yankees player to hit two homeruns in one inning (Joe DiMaggio was first).
  • OAS leader General Raoul Salan sentenced to life.

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The Last Plantagenets

By: Thomas B. Costain

Details the developments that characterized the reigns of England's monarchs from Richard II to Henry VII

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The Ivy Tree

By: Mary Stewart

Mary Grey had come from Canada to the land of her forebears: Northumberland. As she savored the ordered, spare beauty of England's northern fells, the silence was shattered by the shout

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The Making Of The President 1960

By: Theodore H. White

The greatest political story ever told—the epic clash between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, as captured in Theodore White's dramatic and groundbreaking chronicleThe Making of the President 1960 is

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

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