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Sunday 31 July 1960

1960-07-31

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Last Woman on Earth, 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 30 days ?

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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Inherit the Wind

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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The Bellboy

Directed by: Jerry Lewis

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Alex Gerry, Bob Clayton

Country: United States

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13 Ghosts

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lva Budarova: Czechoslovakia -- Tennis star.
  • Sylvia Seegrist: American homicide; a young woman who went berserk on 10/30/1985 at 3:30 PM.
  • Dale Hunter: Petrolia, Ontario -- NHL center (Washington Capitals).
  • Malcolm Ross: Scottish guitarist and songwriter (Josef K and Orange Juice).
  • Paul Hanlon: American homicide after a history of violence.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • KSOO (now KSFY) TV channel 13 in Sioux Falls, SD (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state.

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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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