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Wednesday 30 May 1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Alt and Tonya Pinkins in Chicago. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits. Advise & Consent, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Chairman Of The Bored by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Steptoe and Son. 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 months ?

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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Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Advise & Consent

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda

Country: United States

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Lonely Are the Brave

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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The Miracle Worker

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory

Country: United States

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Peeping Tom

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Karlheinz Bhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer

Country: United States

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Mothra

Directed by: Inoshiro Honda

Starring: Frankie Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Kyko Kagawa

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad, India).
  • The 1962 FIFA World Cup begins in Chile.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7770
  • Life: Prince Juan Carlos weds
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Billie Sol Estes -- May 25, 1962

Books

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

Chairman Of The Bored

By: Edward Streeter

Stated first edition, printed in 1961 by Harper; pages clean and tight, some yellowing, 274 pages.

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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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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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The Edge Of Sadness

By: Edwin O'Connor

“A realistic Christian novel of hope in a non-Christian age.”—New England Quarterly“A deeply felt and eloquently expressed work . .

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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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