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Saturday 13 August 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Scruggs and Phil Taylor. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini by Brian Hyland. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. G.I. Blues, directed by Norman Taurog, 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 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

G.I. Blues

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers

Country: United States

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The Time Machine

Directed by: George Pal

Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux

Country: United States

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Ocean's Eleven

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States

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Last Woman on Earth

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Betsy Jones-Moreland, Antony Carbone, Robert Towne

Country: United States

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The Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Starring: Fred Smith, Mark Strotheide, Betty Hardy, Lorna Henderson

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kim Scruggs: American college student who disappeared on the evening of 1/12/1980 from the apartment she shared with another student in Sacramento, CA.
  • Phil Taylor: English darts player.
  • Koji Kondo: Japanese pianist and composer.
  • Ivar Stukolkin: Estonian swimmer.
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Facts:
  • Central African Republic and Chad proclaim independence from France
  • USSR draws adviseors out of China
  • Ubangi-Shari becomes independent from France, as the quotCentral African Republicquot. It later becomes the quotCentral African Empirequot for some years.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Nominee Nixon
  • Time: Ernesto ('Che') Guevara, president of Cuba's National Bank and brain behind Fidel Castro's revolutio
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7678

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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