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Saturday 27 January 1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 27, 1962). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James F Doehring and Michael Collins. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Crosstrap, directed by Robert Hartford-Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Original Christmas Classics. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 27 January 1962

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Movies

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

Crosstrap

Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis

Starring: Laurence Payne, Jill Adams, Zena Marshall, Gary Cockrell

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The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Vicki Trickett

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The Magic Sword

Directed by: Bert I. Gordon

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Estelle Winwood, Gary Lockwood, Anne Helm

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Bachelor in Paradise

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Bob Hope, Lana Turner, Janis Paige, Jim Hutton

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Flower Drum Song

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

On the Road

Das Profil

Corrigan Blake

L'inspecteur Leclerc enquête

Starring: Philippe Nicaud, Paul Gay, André Valmy, Robert Dalban

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 January 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
  • Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Family Affair opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • The Soviet government changes all place names honoring Molotov, Kaganovich and Georgi Malenkov.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 27, 1962 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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My Saber Is Bent

By: Jack Paar

236 pages - photo illustrated - biography

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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 Incredible Journey

By: Sheila Burnford

Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian

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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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