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Wednesday, 27 January 1960

1960-01-27

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Our Man in Havana

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

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

Jack and the Beanstalk

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer

Country: United States

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Drunken Angel

Drunken Angel

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Toshir Mifune, Reisabur Yamamoto

Country: United States

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Solomon and Sheba

Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Home Run Derby

Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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The Three Stooges Show

The Three Stooges Show

Starring: Hal Fryar, Curley Myers, Larry Vincent

Country: United States

All Our Yesterdays

All Our Yesterdays

Starring: Bernard Braden, James Cameron, Brian Inglis

Country: United Kingdom

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Celebrity Golf

Celebrity Golf

Starring: Sam Snead, Harry von Zell, Randolph Scott, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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The New Adventures of Pinocchio

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 Wednesday, 27 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
  • Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Leopard

By: Giuseppe di Lampedusa

Set in the 1860s, The Leopard tells the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution. The dramatic sweep and richness of observation, the seamless intertwining of public and private worlds, ...

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The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace

The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

Based on the "Kinsey Reports" where Dr. Alfred Kinsey conducted interviews with thousands of men and women on their sexual habits, Irving Wallace's blockbuster novel "The Chapman Report" concerns the interviewing of a number of society ladies from a community ...

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Ourselves to Know by John O'Hara

Ourselves to Know

By: John O'Hara

IH A Classic. Collectible

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The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase

The Lovely Ambition

By: Mary Ellen Chase

“Readers who have come to expect Miss Chase to provide stunning evocations of time and place, particularly of nineteenth-century Maine, will not be disappointed by The Lovely Ambition.”

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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