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Friday 1 July 1960

1960-07-01

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everybody's Somebody's Fool by Connie Francis. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. 13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

13 Ghosts

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner

Country: United States

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Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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House of Usher

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey

Country: United States

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Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles

Country: United States

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The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Comedy Spot

Written by: Carl Reiner, Ronald Alexander

Starring: Carl Reiner, Mamie Van Doren, Candy Moore, Barbara Britton

Country: United States

An Age of Kings

Starring: David Andrews, Patrick Garland, Julian Glover, John Ringham

Country: United Kingdom

Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom

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Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Facts:
  • British Somaliland becomes Somalia
  • Fidel Castro nationalizes Esso, Shell and Texaco in Cuba
  • Italian Somaliland gains independence, unites with Somali Republic
  • No passports needed inside Benelux
  • USSR shoots down US RB-47 reconnaissance plane

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Books

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

Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

The #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winnerAllen Drury’s Advise and Consent is one of the high points of 20th Century literature, a seminal work of political fiction—as relevant today as when it was first published.

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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

Poor No More

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The War Lover

By: John Hersey

THE WAR LOVER is about Buzz Morrow, a pilot who glorifies war and his military duties. Hersey makes the point that wars exist precisely because there are men like Buzz who

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