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Tuesday 27 February 1962

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Grant Show in Detroit and Adam Baldwin in Chicago. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler). In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Walk on the Wild Side, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while The Coming Fury by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Benny Hill. 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 in the last months ?

Benny Hill

Starring: Benny Hill, Graham Stark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Walk on the Wild Side

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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La notte

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti

Country: United States

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ingrid Thulin, Charles Boyer

Country: United States

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Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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The Innocents

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Willie Best: Actor (Charlie-My Little Margie), dies at 45.
Facts:
  • South-Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem's palace bombed, first US killed of war.

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Books

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

The Coming Fury

By: Bruce Catton

Dust jacket notes: "In words that weave history into art, Bruce Catton has created a book about the coming of the Civil War that is at once a broad canvas and

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Captain Newman, M.D.

By: Leo Calvin Rosten

Captain Newman, M.D. invites you to make rounds on the ward of an Army psychiatric hospital where wounded veterans have lost touch with reality and erased memories of civilian life with

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The Guns Of August

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeThe Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara

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The Ivy Tree

By: Mary Stewart

Mary Grey had come from Canada to the land of her forebears: Northumberland. As she savored the ordered, spare beauty of England's northern fells, the silence was shattered by the shout

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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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