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Saturday 28 July 1962

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Pila and Rachel Sweet. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Shoot the Piano Player, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Portrait In Brownstone by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The French Chef. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The French Chef

Starring: Julia Child

Country: United States

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Sir Francis Drake

Starring: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Steptoe and Son

Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Tonight Show

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Art Linkletter

Country: United States

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Benny Hill

Starring: Benny Hill, Graham Stark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Shoot the Piano Player

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger

Country: United States

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Tales of Terror

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage

Country: United States

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Birdman of Alcatraz

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States

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Zotz!

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Tom Poston, Julia Meade, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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Boccaccio '70

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jonathan Pila: Australian mathematician at the University of Oxford.
  • Rachel Sweet: American actress singer producer and screenwriter.
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Facts:
  • 19 die in a train crash in Steelton, Pennsylvania
  • Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean
  • Nineteen die in a train crash in Steelton, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Elsa Martinelli
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Samuel I. Newhouse -- July 27, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7778

Books

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

Portrait In Brownstone

By: Louis Auchincloss

hard cover no dust jacket, pencil mark in front cover, pages are perfect, bent corners, looks very new.

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The Making Of The President 1960

By: Theodore H. White

The greatest political story ever told—the epic clash between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, as captured in Theodore White's dramatic and groundbreaking chronicleThe Making of the President 1960 is

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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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Calories Don'T Count

By: Herman Taller

1961: by Herman Taller M.D. - A revolutionary reducing plan based on a new biochemical discovery.

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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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