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Sunday 28 October 1962

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bobby Tate and Michel Lagravère. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. Gypsy, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde Dreizehn. 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 30 days ?

The Scales of Justice

Starring: Edgar Lustgarten

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Gallant Men

Starring: Robert McQueeney, William Reynolds, Robert Ridgely, Richard X. Slattery

Country: United States

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The Eleventh Hour

Starring: Jack Ging, Wendell Corey, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

Going My Way

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

Country: United States

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Zero One

Starring: Nigel Patrick, William Smith, Katya Douglas

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Gypsy

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono

Country: United States

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The Manchurian Candidate

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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Eyes Without a Face

Directed by: Georges Franju

Starring: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel

Country: United States

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Lola

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Anouk Aime, Marc Michel, Jacques Harden

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bobby Tate: Fictional character on Soap.
  • Michel Lagravère: French Matador who moved to Mexico in 1994 and runs a bull-fighting academy Silverio Pérez with 23 students.
  • Scotty Nguyen: Vietnamese-born American professional poker player.
  • Erik Thorstvedt: Norwegian footballer and manager.
  • Daphne Zuniga: San Francisco, California -- Actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis
  • Radio Moscow reports nuclear missiles in Cuba deactivated
  • New York Giants' Y.A. Tittle passes for seven touchdowns versus Washington Redskins (49-34).
  • Cuban Missile Crisis: Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that he had ordered the removal of Soviet missile bases in Cuba.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marvel of motion The human body
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John M. Kemper -- Oct. 26, 1962
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7791

Books

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

Dearly Beloved

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

A June wedding sets the scene for Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s bestselling novel, Dearly Beloved. The ceremony is a great moment during which the “gathered together” survey not just this couple, this occasion, but their own lives, hopes, and fears.

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Ship of Fools

By: Katherine Anne Porter

The story takes place in the summer of 1931, on board a cruise ship bound for Germany. Passengers include a Spanish noblewoman, a drunken German lawyer, an American divorcee, a pair of Mexican Catholic priests.

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Youngblood Hawk

By: Herman Wouk

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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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