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Friday 8 July 1960

1960-07-08

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 Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones 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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Es geschah an der Grenze

Starring: Hans Cossy, Rolf Castell, Alfred Cerny, Armin Dahlen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeff Stork: Longview, Washington -- Volleyball setter (Olympics Gold 1988 / Bronze 1992, 96).
  • Valarie Pettiford: Actress (Courtney Walker-Another World).
  • Mal Meninga: Australian rugby league footballer.
  • Valerie Pettiford in New York City: New York USA; actress (Sheila Price - One Life to Live).
  • Michael Querico: American activist who, after testing HIV+ in 1991, dedicated his life to AIDS awareness and education, especially among young people.
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Facts:
  • Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Election year
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Shakespeare -- July 4, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7673

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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