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Sunday 23 September 1962

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 23, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Harbaugh and Jack Warren Pierce. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wally Gator. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 September 1962

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Movies

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

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen

Country: United States

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Colossus of the Arena

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Starring: Mark Forest, Scilla Gabel, Jon Chevron, José Greci

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The 300 Spartans

Directed by: Rudolph Maté

Starring: Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Diane Baker, Barry Coe

Country: United States

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The Slave

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Steve Reeves, Jacques Sernas, Gianna Maria Canale, Claudio Gora

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The Raiders of Leyte Gulf

Directed by: Eddie Romero

Starring: Leopoldo Salcedo, Michael Parsons, Efren Reyes, Jennings Sturgeon

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TV Series

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

Wally Gator

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Empire

Written by: Kathleen Hite

Starring: Richard Egan, Ryan O'Neal, Anne Seymour, Terry Moore

Country: United States

I'm Dickens, He's Fenster

Written by: Leonard Stern

Starring: John Astin, Marty Ingels, Emmaline Henry, David Ketchum

Country: United States

Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine

Starring: Jackie Gleason, The June Taylor Dancers, Johnny Olson, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States

The Doctors and the Nurses

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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Facts:
  • LA Dodger Maury Wills steals record setting #97 on his way to 104
  • Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City opens with the completion of the first building, the Philharmonic Hall (now Avery Fisher Hall) home of the New York Philharmonic.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 23, 1962 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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 Blue Nile

By: Alan Moorehead

In the first half of the nineteenth century, only a small handful of Westerners had ventured into the regions watered by the Nile River on its long journey from Lake Tana

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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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