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Wednesday 29 August 1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ian James Corlett and Armand Eloi. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sheila by Tommy Roe. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Cleo from 5 to 7, directed by Agns Varda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The New Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series. 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

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TV Series

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

Dr. Finlay's Casebook

Written by: A.J. Cronin

Starring: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Some provisions of Kuwaiti constitution are suspended
  • US U-2 flight sees SAM launch pads in Cuba

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7783
  • Life: Soviet Space Capsules
  • Time: Russian Cosmonauts Major Andrian Nikolayev and Lt. Colonel Pavel Popovich

Books

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

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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Jfk Coloring Book

By: Jackie Kannon

How did a coloring book spend 14 weeks on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Sellers list??? The year was 1962.

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The Big Laugh

By: John O'Hara

A devastating account of the movie world's Golden Age, in all its phony power and glory. The famously sharp-edged social realism and always on-the-money dialogue of the late novelist John O'Hara

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Veeck -- As In Wreck

By: Bill Veeck

Veeck As in Wreck: The Chaotic Career of Baseball's Incorrigible Maverick [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1962] Bill Veeck and Ed Linn

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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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