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Monday 20 June 1960

1960-06-20

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. House of Usher, directed by Roger Corman, 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 months ?

House of Usher

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey

Country: United States

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Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles

Country: United States

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The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray

Country: United States

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Pollyanna

Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, Richard Egan

Country: United States

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Hiroshima Mon Amour

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
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Facts:
  • 12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack and Jane Wyatt
  • Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 5 for heavywgt boxing title
  • Heavyweight Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johnstown (NYC)
  • Federation of Mali (and Senegal) becomes independent of France.
  • In Burbank, California, the 12th Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Fred Astaire.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Los Angeles freeway
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Suburban Wife -- June 20, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7671

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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