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Tuesday 29 May 1962

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chloé Sainte-Marie and Michael Clark (dancer). In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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 Big Pull. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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The Master of Ballantrae

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell

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Big Red

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Gilles Payant, Émile Genest, Janette Bertrand

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The Miracle Worker

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson

Country: United States

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The Cabinet of Caligari

Directed by: Roger Kay

Starring: Glynis Johns, Dan O'Herlihy, Richard Davalos, Lawrence Dobkin

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TV Series

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

The Big Pull

Starring: John Barrett, Michael Browning, Jean Dallas, Felix Deebank

Richard the Lionheart

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Robin Hunter, Alan Haywood, Iain Gregory

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Andromeda Breakthrough

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 May 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Barbra Streisand appears on Garry Moore Show
  • Negotiations between the OAS and the FLA lead to a real armistice in Algeria.

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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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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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Franny and Zooey

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New ...

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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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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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