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Saturday 24 September 1960

1960-09-24

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Never on Sunday, directed by Jules Dassin, 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 ?

Never on Sunday

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas

Country: United States

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Santa Claus

Directed by: Ren Cardona

Starring: Jos Elas Moreno, Cesreo Quezadas 'Pulgarcito', Jos Luis Aguirre 'Trotsky'

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Best of the Post

Starring: John Conte

Country: United States

The Shari Lewis Show

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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The Westerner

Written by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Brian Keith

Country: United States

Guestward Ho!

Starring: J. Carrol Naish, Joanne Dru, Mark Miller, Flip Mark

Country: United States

Hong Kong

Written by: Robert Buckner

Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Philippe Lacroix: Dutch kidnapper and accomplice of Patrick Haemers in the kidnapping of the former Belgium Prime Minister, Paul Van Den Boeynants, in January 1989.
  • Jack Pierson: American artist whose work includes photographs of the male nude and of himself.
  • Tony Juniper: English environmentalist and politician.
  • Amy Sky: Canadian singer-songwriter producer and actress.
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Facts:
  • 1st nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, launches (USS Enterprise)
  • USS Enterprise, 1st nuclear power aircraft carrier, launches
  • International Development Association (UN agency) comes into existence.
  • The USS Enterprise aircraft carrier is launched at Newport News, Virginia. This is the world's first nuclear-powered carrier, also the most powerful warship ever built, at 300,000 horsepower, the longest at 1101.5 feet, and costliest at US$445 million. The ship was designed to accomodate 100 aircraft.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Grandma Moses at 100
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: New Products -- Sep. 19, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7684

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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