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Saturday 1 October 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerald Scheunemann . In that special week of October people in US were listening to My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own by Connie Francis. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Spartacus, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Leopard by Guiseppe di Lampedusa was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Route 66.
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TV Series

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Route 66

Written by: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard

Starring: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett

Country: United States

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The Andy Griffith Show

Written by: Sheldon Leonard, Aaron Ruben, Danny Thomas

Starring: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Don Knotts

Country: United States

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The Shari Lewis Show

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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1960 Presidential Debates

Starring: John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Frank McGee

Country: United States

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The Barbara Stanwyck Show

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Hidden Fortress

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki

Country: United States

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Spartacus

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

Country: United States

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The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty

Country: United States

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Never on Sunday

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas

Country: United States

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Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 14th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 2-1 at Montreal
  • KCBY TV channel 11 in Coos Bay, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • South Korean troops cross 38th parallel into North Korea
  • Nigeria becomes independent from United Kingdom, and Nnamdi Azikiwe becomes its first native-born Governor General.

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Books

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The Leopard

By: Guiseppe di Lampedusa

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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May This House Be Safe From Tigers

By: Alexander King

Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

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The Long Season

By: Jim Brosnan

The classic inside account of a baseball year by a major league pitcher. It begins, appropriately, with the winter doldrums and "sweating out" a new contract, then follows the author and

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