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Saturday 13 February 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kelly McCormick and Matt Salinger in Windsor. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Teen Angel by Mark Dinning. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, 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 Somerset Maugham Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Sink the Bismarck!

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Mhner

Country: United States

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Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives

Country: United States

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The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Denjir kchi, Susumu Fujita, Kenichi Enomoto

Country: United States

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer

Country: United States

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Drunken Angel

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Toshir Mifune, Reisabur Yamamoto

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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All Our Yesterdays

Starring: Bernard Braden, James Cameron, Brian Inglis

Country: United Kingdom

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The Three Stooges Show

Starring: Hal Fryar, Curley Myers, Larry Vincent

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 February 1960 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Kelly McCormick: Anaheim, California -- Diver (1984 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Matt Salinger in Windsor: Vermont, USA; actor (Captain America, Deadly Deception).
  • Michael Craig: Rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me).
  • Pierluigi Collina: Italian referee of the World Soccer Championship Final in 2002; he is also a financial advisor with a degree in economics.
  • Luis Lesur: Mexican pro astrologer and teacher working in Mexico City, Cuernavaca and Monterrey.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Beg, Borrow or Steal opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Saratoga closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • France performs first nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds, Algeria.
  • With the success of a nuclear test codenamed ''Gerboise Bleue'', France becomes the fourth country to possess nuclear weapons.
  • Black college students stage the first of the Nashville sit-ins at three lunch counters in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Training at Aspen skiing
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Romulo Betancourt -- Feb. 8, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7652

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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