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Fidel Castro, Cuba's fiery communist leader, dead at 90

Fidel Castro, Cuba's fiery communist leader, dead at 90 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
In 1962, the U.S. found evidence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.
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Fidel Castro, Cuba's communist dictator who played a big role in setting up the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, has died today.
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Womans portrait -1962 by Pablo Picasso

Womans portrait  -1962 by Pablo Picasso | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
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Art by Pablo Picasso from 1962. Enjoy?
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On this Day: October 27, 1962 – Dawn Fraser is first woman to swim 100m under one minute

On this Day: October 27, 1962 – Dawn Fraser is first woman to swim 100m under one minute | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
On this day in 1962 Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser became the first woman to swim 100 metres in under one minute when she clocked a time of 59.9 seconds.
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ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 34 – Baker, Nevada to Bishop, California

ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 34 – Baker, Nevada to Bishop, California | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – We make the longest drive of the trip, through the Great Basin Desert.
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We make the longest drive of the trip, through the Great Basin Desert.
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Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday With His Top 5 Billboard Hits

Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday With His Top 5 Billboard Hits | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Celebrating Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday with His Top 5 Billboard Hits
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Tony is 90 and "I Left My Heart in San Francisco", which he first performed in 1962, is 54!
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Brazilian beauty! Meet the woman who inspired 'Girl from Ipanema'

Brazilian beauty! Meet the woman who inspired 'Girl from Ipanema' | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
The woman who inspired "The Girl From Ipanema" discusses how the song changed her life.
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"The Girl from Ipanema" opened this year's Olympics in Rio, and the Brazilian girl who inspired the song writer in 1962 is still looking good at 71 years old.
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Preparing cheeseburgers at the Century 21 Exposition, 1962

Preparing cheeseburgers at the Century 21 Exposition, 1962 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Restaurant workers preparing cheeseburgers at the Century 21 Exposition in 1962. Also known as the Seattle World’s Fair, the Exposition was a world’s fair held from April 21, 1962 to Oc…
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Mmmm...cheeseburgers at 1962 world's Fair.
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Muhammad Ali, simply 'The Greatest,' dead at 74

Muhammad Ali, simply 'The Greatest,' dead at 74 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
From Yahoo Sports: Muhammad Ali, known as much for his staunch opposition to the Vietnam War as he was for boxing, died at 74.
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"The Greatest" is with us no more. Boxer and civil rights advocate Muhammad Ali died yesterday at age 74. After winning a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics, and while still fighting under his birth name of Cassius Clay, he made his professional debut later that year. During 1962 he had 6 fights, including beating his former trainer Archie Moore, during a streak of 19 wins through 1963. He also had a cameo role in the 1962 film version of "Requiem for a Heavyweight".
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130-Image Step-by Step Build of the 1962 Bryant Special Indy Roadster

130-Image Step-by Step Build of the 1962 Bryant Special Indy Roadster | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Watch the Bryant Special transformed from a cast-off old relic to one of the most photographed and talked-about Indy cars at its debut at the 2016 Indy 500.
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This year's Indianapolis 500 is over, but here's a chance to see one of the 1962 cars being restored to its glory.
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1960s Hairstyles – Six Popular Coiffures in 1962 | Glamourdaze

1960s Hairstyles – Six Popular Coiffures in 1962 | Glamourdaze | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Kennedy Era hairstyles for summer - 1. Simple Oval. Full and rounded with ends turned under, its becoming to all except round faces. Hair is the same
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Get your hair made up in 1962 styles with these curling instructions.
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ABC Reviving ‘Match Game’ With Alec Baldwin As Host

ABC Reviving ‘Match Game’ With Alec Baldwin As Host | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ABC is teaming with FremantleMedia North America for a revival of venerable game show Match Game, with 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin as host.
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The Match Game, a 1962 game show, is coming back to television.
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NASA HISTORY: Neil Armstrong Sets Record Distance, Duration X-15 Flight 54 Years Ago |

NASA HISTORY: Neil Armstrong Sets Record Distance, Duration X-15 Flight 54 Years Ago | | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
1962, Armstrong
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In 1962, Neil Armstrong was not yet in space, but he set records in the X-15 plane.
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Oregon Zoo fan favorite Packy turns 54

Oregon Zoo fan favorite Packy turns 54 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Happy birthday to longtime Oregon Zoo resident Packy, a favorite with visitors since being born at the zoo in 1962.
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Newly Discovered, These 1960s Nashville Police Mugshots Of John Lewis Take On New Meaning Today

Newly Discovered, These 1960s Nashville Police Mugshots Of John Lewis Take On New Meaning Today | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Congressman John Lewis, the Civil Rights icon who helped integrate Nashville businesses in the early 1960s, has plenty of stories to tell. But for one
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Congressman John Lewis' activist past in Nashville is rediscovered, in photos from 1960-1962.
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ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 35 – Bishop, California to Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California

ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 35 – Bishop, California to Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – We arrive in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles, where freeways are older than 1962.
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Today, the roadtrip follows the water down the Owens Valley to Los Angeles.
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Minnesota music legend Bobby Vee dies after Alzheimer's battle

Minnesota music legend Bobby Vee dies after Alzheimer's battle | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
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Bobby Vee had three songs on the charts in 1962: Please Don't Ask About Barbara hit No. 15, Sharing You hit No. 15, and Punish Her hit No. 20.
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Estate in Virginia designed by Jacqueline Kennedy is back on market at reduced price

Estate in Virginia designed by Jacqueline Kennedy is back on market at reduced price | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
The first family had visited the house just days before JFK’s assassination in Dallas.
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House built in 1962-63 and designed by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy can be yours!
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Citroen helps De Gaulle survive assassination attempt - Aug 22, 1962 - HISTORY.com

Citroen helps De Gaulle survive assassination attempt - Aug 22, 1962 - HISTORY.com | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
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French President Charles De Gaulle survives a 1962 assassination attempt thanks to his chauffeur and his Citroen automobile.
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The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Claes Oldenburg’s FLOOR CONE
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Claes Oldenburg’s FLOOR CONE, 1962, in honor of National Ice Cream Day. Oh, and go have an Eskimo Pie!
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'First' success didn't last for Vaughn Meader

'First' success didn't last for Vaughn Meader | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
After 40 years I can listen to the recording and laugh again at bits like the "Economy Lunch." I still chuckle at the "Must you, Lyndon" line from "The Decision."
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If you missed living thru 1962, Vaughn Meader's comedy albums parodying the Kennedys will take you there.
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ROADTRIP-'62 – Front page news of May 30, 1962

ROADTRIP-'62 – Front page news of May 30, 1962 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – Where we're always on the road and it's always 1962! See what's happening the week of May 30, 1962.
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Memorial Day signals the start of summer, so the news is all about roadtrips and our National Parks this week.
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Alan Young, star of 1960s talking horse sitcom 'Mister Ed,' dies at 96

Alan Young, star of 1960s talking horse sitcom 'Mister Ed,' dies at 96 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Alan Young, who played straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom "Mister Ed," has died.
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Of course, we all watched Mr. Ed in 1962. Goodbye Alan Young, Goodbye "Wilbur."
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ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 32 - Glenwood Springs, Colorado to Green River, Utah

ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 32 - Glenwood Springs, Colorado to Green River, Utah | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – Canyons, desert, mining, and ghost towns today, as we reach Utah.
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Into the desert…and ghost towns on our 32nd day of traveling west on highway US-6.
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Here's the Malcolm X Speech About Black Women Beyoncé Sampled in 'Lemonade'

Here's the Malcolm X Speech About Black Women Beyoncé Sampled in 'Lemonade' | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Beyoncé's visual album Lemonade
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One of the voices Beyoncé samples in her new visual album "Lemonade" is Malcom X, from a speech he gave in 1962.
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The Vista ’63 – The Epitome of a Mid-Century Modern Home

The Vista ’63 – The Epitome of a Mid-Century Modern Home | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
In 1962, Seattle held the World's Fair which was dubbed Century 21. My mom, and nearly 10 million other people, attended the fair over the six months it was open. Being that it was 1962, the fair was wonderfully futuristic, very mid-century modern and included wonders like the Space Needle and the Seattle Monorail which takes…
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Take a tour of a lovely 1962 show home from the Seattle World's Fair, now for sale.
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