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Saturday 8 October 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lorenzo Mila and Francois Perusse. 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. Midnight Lace, directed by David Miller, 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 King Leonardo and His Short Subjects.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Midnight Lace

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

King Leonardo and His Short Subjects

Starring: Allen Swift, Jackson Beck, Kenny Delmar, Ben Stone

Country: United States

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The Roaring 20's

Starring: Dorothy Provine, Donald May, Gary Vinson, Mike Road

Country: United States

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Harrigan and Son

Starring: Roger Perry, Pat O'Brien

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bobby Richarson hits a world series grand slammer (World Series #57).

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Magazine Covers

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

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

Vintage paperback

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