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Friday 1 January 1960, NewYear’s Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Seibert and Shinya Tsukamoto. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Why by Frankie Avalon. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith 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 Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Secret Garden.
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What the sky looked like on 1 January 1960

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Movies

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

Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Heller in Pink Tights

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest

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The Immoral Mr. Teas

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Bill Teas, Ann Peters, Marilyn Wesley, Michele Roberts

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Night of the Ghouls

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Kenne Duncan, Duke Moore, Tor Johnson, Valda Hansen

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Suddenly, Last Summer

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Margaret Sullavan: American actress who reached the peak of her acclaim in the 1943 stage production, "Voice of the Turtle.
Facts:
  • US census at 179,245,000
  • The Republic of Cameroon achieves independence from France and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • Montserrat adopts constitution.
  • Johnny Cash plays his first free concert for inmates, at a show at San Quentin Prison in California.
  • Bank of France issues new franc, worth 20 cents.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 01, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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Too Many Ghosts

By: Paul Gallico

Too Many Ghosts, 1959 BCE, by Paul Gallico. Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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The Elements Of Style

By: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

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Return To Peyton Place

By: Grace Metalious

In 1956 Grace Metalious published Peyton Place, the novel that unbuttoned the straitlaced New England of the popular imagination, transformed the publishing industry, topped the bestseller lists for more than a

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