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Tuesday 26 June 1962

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ismaël Ferroukhi and Jerome Kersey. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. The Three Stooges in Orbit, directed by Edward Bernds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Takasebune. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Three Stooges in Orbit

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Carol Christensen

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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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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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Peter von Zahn: Von abgelegenen Inseln


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Historical Events

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  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
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  • Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo, Illinois
  • WSEC (now WLRN) TV channel 17 in Miami, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Boston Red Sox player Earl Wilson no-hits Los Angeles Angels, 2-0.
  • A 2-day steel strike begins in Italy, in support of increased wages and a 5-day working week.

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

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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Every Frenchman Has One

By: Olivia De Havilland

Inscribed by de Havilland...202 Pages

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By: Aldous Huxley

The final novel from Aldous Huxley, Island is a provocative counterpoint to his worldwide classic Brave New World, in which a flourishing, ideal society located on a remote Pacific island attracts

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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



Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

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