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Thursday 1 December 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carol Alt and Stéphane Peyron. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Swiss Family Robinson, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Man's Island.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 December 1960

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Movies

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

Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

Country: United States

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The Sundowners

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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The 3 Worlds of Gulliver

Directed by: Jack Sher

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow, June Thorburn, Lee Patterson

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The Magnificent Seven

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Eli Wallach

Country: United States

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Cinderfella

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Judith Anderson, Henry Silva

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

No Man's Island

Directed by: Ferenc Török

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Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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The Cheaters

Starring: John Ireland, Robert Ayres

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Coronation Street

Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years

Starring: Gary Merrill, Richard Burton

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Patrice Lumumba caught in the Congo
  • Paul McCartney and Pete Best are arrested then deported from Hamburg, Germany, after accusations of attempted arson.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 01, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich

By: William L. Shirer

Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a

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The Child Buyer

By: John Hersey

This is a story of an investigation into the activities of Mr. Wissey Jones, a stranger who comes to the town of Pequot on urgent defense business.

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