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Monday 1 February 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Rialet . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Somerset Maugham Hour.
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 ?

Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives

Country: United States

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The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Denjir kchi, Susumu Fujita, Kenichi Enomoto

Country: United States

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer

Country: United States

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Drunken Angel

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Toshir Mifune, Reisabur Yamamoto

Country: United States

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Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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The New Adventures of Pinocchio

Starring: Joan Fowler, Stan Francis, Larry D. Mann, Jack Mather

Country: United States

Celebrity Golf

Starring: Sam Snead, Harry von Zell, Randolph Scott, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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All Our Yesterdays

Starring: Bernard Braden, James Cameron, Brian Inglis

Country: United Kingdom

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The Three Stooges Show

Starring: Hal Fryar, Curley Myers, Larry Vincent

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniel Rialet: French actor who died on 11 April 2006 in Paris.
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Facts:
  • 4 students stage 1st civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth
  • Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender.
  • 34th Australian Women's Tennis: Margaret Smith beats J Lehane (7-5, 6-2).
  • Four black students stage the first of the Greensboro sit-ins at a lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • 48th Australian Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats N Fraser (5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 8-6).

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Books

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

Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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The War Lover

By: John Hersey

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