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Wednesday 31 January 1962

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sophie Muller and Bruce McGuire. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Room for One More. 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 ?

Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

Written by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ingrid Thulin, Charles Boyer

Country: United States

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Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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The Innocents

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins

Country: United States

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Lover Come Back

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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Judgment at Nuremberg

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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Facts:
  • Gen Charles P Cabell, USAF, ends term as Deputy Director of CIA
  • Samuel Gravely assumes command of destroyer escort USS Falgout
  • General Charles P Cabell, US Air Force, ends term as deputy director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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Books

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

Ring Of Bright Water

By: Gavin Maxwell

Hailed as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1960, the story of Gavin Maxwell’s life with otters on the remote west coast of Scotland remains one of the most

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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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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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My Saber Is Bent

By: Jack Paar

236 pages - photo illustrated - biography

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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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