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Thursday 13 October 1960

1960-10-13

It was Thursday, 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 Mr. Custer by Larry Verne. 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.
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Movies

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

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 ?

The Odd Man

Written by: Edward Boyd

Starring: Edwin Richfield, Keith Barron, Moultrie Kelsall, Sarah Lawson

Country: United Kingdom

The Case of the Dangerous Robin

Written by: John Abernathy, Leo Gordon

Starring: Jean Blake Fleming, Rick Jason

Country: United States

The Case of the Dangerous Robin

Written by: John Abernathy, Leo Gordon

Starring: Jean Blake Fleming, Rick Jason

Country: United States

The Case of the Dangerous Robin

Written by: John Abernathy, Leo Gordon

Starring: Jean Blake Fleming, Rick Jason

Country: United States

The Case of the Dangerous Robin

Written by: John Abernathy, Leo Gordon

Starring: Jean Blake Fleming, Rick Jason

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joey Belladonna: Oswego, New York -- Heavy metal vocalist (Anthrax-Protest).
  • Tim Brewster: American football player and coach.
  • Ari Fleischer: American journalist and politician 24th White House Press Secretary.
  • Eric Joyce: Scottish soldier and politician.
  • Peter Keisler: American lawyer and politician United States Attorney General.
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Facts:
  • 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood and Kennedy in New York
  • Nikita Khrushchev (PM USSR) bangs his shoe on table at UN
  • Opponents of Fidel Castro executed in Cuba
  • Third US presidential debate with Richard Nixon in Hollywood and John Kennedy in New York.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Doris Day
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert F. Kennedy -- Oct. 10, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7687

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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