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Wednesday 5 October 1960

1960-10-05

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own by Connie Francis. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. The 39 Steps, directed by Ralph Thomas, 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 this week ?

The 39 Steps

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda De Banzie

Country: United States

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Spartacus

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

Country: United States

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The Hidden Fortress

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki

Country: United States

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The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty

Country: United States

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Never on Sunday

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Bugs Bunny Show

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Route 66

Written by: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard

Starring: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett

Country: United States

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Stagecoach West

Starring: Wayne Rogers, Robert Bray, Richard Eyer, James Burke

Country: United States

The Andy Griffith Show

Written by: Sheldon Leonard, Aaron Ruben, Danny Thomas

Starring: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Don Knotts

Country: United States

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Surfside 6

Starring: Van Williams, Lee Patterson, Margarita Sierra, Troy Donahue

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1960 ?

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Facts:
  • British Labour party demands unilateral nuclear disarmament
  • Eastern AL Electra turbo-prop crashed in Boston Harbor (61 die)
  • KEYC TV channel 12 in Mankato, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Eastern Air Lines' Electra turbo-prop crashes in Boston Harbor (61 die).
  • White South Africans vote to make the country a republic.

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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1960?

  • Life: Eisenhower at United Nations
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nikita Krushchev, Satellite Leaders -- Oct. 3, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7686

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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