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Saturday 17 September 1960

1960-09-17

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Barbara Stanwyck Show

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck

Country: United States

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National Velvet

Starring: Lori Martin, Ann Doran, James McCallion, Arthur Space

Country: United States

Checkmate

Written by: Eric Ambler

Starring: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot

Country: United States

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The Aquanauts

Starring: Ron Ely, Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate

Country: United States

Thriller

Starring: Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Cuba nationalizes American-owned banks.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gymnasts in Rome
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Shah of Iran -- Sep. 12, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7683

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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