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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 The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wally Gator. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar!.
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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 ?

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

Stoney Burke

Starring: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bill Hart

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 ?

The Agony and the Ecstasy

By: Irving Stone

Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel of Michaelangelo—in which both the artist and the man are brought to life in full. A masterpiece in its own right, this novel offers a compelling portrait of Michelangelo’s dangerous, impassioned loves, and the God-driven ...

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Travels With Charley

By: John Steinbeck

An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the

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Magnificent Destiny

By: Paul I. Wellman

With a rare ability for translating historical fact into exciting literature, Paul I. Wellman has penned a powerful novel about the long friendship and secret adventures of Andrew Jackson and Sam

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Jfk Coloring Book

By: Jackie Kannon

How did a coloring book spend 14 weeks on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Sellers list??? The year was 1962.

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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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