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Wednesday 26 September 1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tracey Thorn and Melissa Sue Anderson in California. 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. Mr. Arkadin, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while My Life In Court by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Eleventh Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Going My Way

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leo G. Carroll, Dick York, Nydia Westman

Country: United States

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Combat!

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

Country: United States

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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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Discovery

Starring: Virginia Gibson, Frank Buxton

Country: United States

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Stoney Burke

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Mr. Arkadin

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave

Country: United States

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Carnival of Souls

Directed by: Herk Harvey

Starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger

Country: United States

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Divorce Italian Style

Directed by: Pietro Germi

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli

Country: United States

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Kid Galahad

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright

Country: United States

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Shoot the Piano Player

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 September 1962 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Tracey Thorn: Rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl).
  • Melissa Sue Anderson in California: USA; actress (Little House on the Prairie).
  • Melissa Anderson: American child actress who grew into adolescence before the viewer's eyes, warming the hearts of millions with her role of blind Mary Ingalls in the beloved TV series "Little House on the Prairie.
  • Peter Foster: Australian con artist.
  • Mark Haddon: English author and poet.
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Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1962?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7787
  • Life: Two girls in Iran earthquake
  • Time: 5th U.S. President James Monroe. Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Books

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

My Life In Court

By: Louis Nizer

2012 Reprint of 1961 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this title Nizer recounts some of his significant civil and criminal

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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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One Man'S Freedom

By: Edward Bennett Williams

Originally published in 1962, One Man’s Freedom is the autobiography and personal philosophy of legendary attorney Edward Bennett Williams. At the time of publication, the book was lauded by critics and

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Men And Decisions

By: Lewis L. Strauss

Men And Decisions, by Strauss, Lewis L.

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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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