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Tuesday 30 August 1960

1960-08-30

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. G.I. Blues, directed by Norman Taurog, 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 ?

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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The Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Coronado 9

Starring: Rod Cameron

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Starring: Fred Smith, Mark Strotheide, Betty Hardy, Lorna Henderson

Country: United Kingdom

The Comedy Spot

Written by: Carl Reiner, Ronald Alexander

Starring: Carl Reiner, Mamie Van Doren, Candy Moore, Barbara Britton

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Guy A Lepage: Quebec humorist, television host and producer.
  • Chalino Sanchez: Mexican musician (Born 1960).
  • Vic Wilk: Los Angeles, California -- Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Knoxville Open).
  • Ben Bradshaw: English journalist and politician Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport.
  • Gary Gordon: American sergeant Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993).
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Facts:
  • Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7
  • East Germany imposes a partial blockade on West Berlin

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Books

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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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