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Saturday 1 October 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 1, 1960). 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 Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. Spartacus, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Mr. Citizen by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Our House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 October 1960

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Movies

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

Spartacus

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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The Huns

Directed by: Sergio Grieco

Starring: Chelo Alonso, Jacques Sernas, Folco Lulli, Philippe Hersent

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Sunrise at Campobello

Directed by: Vincent J. Donehue

Starring: Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen

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Seven Ways from Sundown

Directed by: Harry Keller

Starring: Audie Murphy, Barry Sullivan, Venetia Stevenson, John McIntire

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Watch Your Stern

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims

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TV Series

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

Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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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

Surfside 6

Starring: Van Williams, Lee Patterson, Margarita Sierra, Troy Donahue

Country: United States

Stagecoach West

Starring: Wayne Rogers, Robert Bray, Richard Eyer, James Burke

Country: United States

The Law and Mr. Jones

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 01, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Mr. Citizen

By: Harry S. Truman

315 pages - photo illustrated

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The Long Season

By: Jim Brosnan

A timeless classic from baseball's golden era, legendary pitcher Jim Brosnan's witty and candid chronicle of the 1959 Major League Baseball season, which set the standard for all sports memoirs to follow.Arguably

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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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Taken At The Flood

By: John Gunther

Taken at the Flood; The Story of Albert D. Lasker

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