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Saturday 2 April 1960

1960-04-02

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. The Unforgiven, directed by John Huston, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy

Country: United States

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige

Country: United States

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The Cranes are Flying

Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov

Starring: Tatyana Samojlova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasili Merkuryev

Country: United States

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Can-Can

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier

Country: United States

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Sink the Bismarck!

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Mhner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
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Facts:
  • Cuba buys oil from USSR
  • KPEC TV channel 56 in Lakewood Center-Tacoma, WA (PBS) 1st broadcast

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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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