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Wednesday 26 September 1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 26, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Melissa Sue Anderson and Tracey Thorn. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. Dr. No, directed by Terence Young, 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 The Saint. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
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What the sky looked like on 26 September 1962

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

Dr. No

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee, Joseph Wiseman

Country: United States

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The Quare Fellow

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Sylvia Syms, Walter Macken, Dermot Kelly

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Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Stanley Baker, Virna Lisi, James Villiers

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Sodom and Gomorrah

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Stewart Granger, Pier Angeli, Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà

Country: United States

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The Chapman Report

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Shelley Winters, Jane Fonda, Claire Bloom

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TV Series

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

The Saint

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

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Wally Gator

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Starring: Virginia Gibson, Frank Buxton

Country: United States


Starring: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Country: United States

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • LA Dodger Maury Wills becomes 1st to steal 100 bases (en route to 104)
  • TV comedy series Beverly Hillbillies premieres on CBS
  • Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)
  • The Yemen Arab Republic is proclaimed.
  • Civil war erupts in Yemen.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 26, 1962 - Geocentric view

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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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Before My Time

By: Niccolo Tucci

The rich and complex saga of a wealthy Russian family at the turn of the century.Mr. Tucci performs something of a major tour de force.

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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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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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