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Tuesday 2 February 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Shea and Lee Chill. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK Why by Anthony Newley 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 The Stolen Years by Roger Touhy and Ray Brennan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Somerset Maugham Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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All Our Yesterdays

Starring: Bernard Braden, James Cameron, Brian Inglis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Celebrity Golf

Starring: Sam Snead, Harry von Zell, Randolph Scott, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Mr. Lucky

Written by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Joe Scott

Country: United States

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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

Country: United States

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The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Denjir kchi, Susumu Fujita, Kenichi Enomoto

Country: United States

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer

Country: United States

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Drunken Angel

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Toshir Mifune, Reisabur Yamamoto

Country: United States

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Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eric Shea: Actor (Castaway Cowboy).
  • Lee Chill: Cleveland, Ohio -- Canadian Tour golfer (1977 Ohio Junior).
  • Lee Chill in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1977 Ohio Jr).
  • Cecilia Chailly: Italian harpist, composer and writer.
  • Lionel Lemonchois: French sailor, a professional skipper, twice winner of the Jules Verne Trophy: in 2005 with Orange II and in 2010 with Groupama 3. He also won the Transat Jacques Vabre in 2005 and the Transat AG2R in 2006.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Michale Eufemia sinks 625 balls in pool match without a miss.

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Books

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

The Stolen Years

By: Roger Touhy and Ray Brennan

The Stolen Years, first published in 1959, is the gripping story of Chicago gangster Roger Touhy, who, while an admitted beer-manufacturer during Prohibition, was wrongly convicted of a 1933 kidnapping and

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The Uncertain Trumpet

By: General Maxwell D. Taylor

203 pages - 8.5 X 6 inches - "General Taylor Contends - that the doctrine of massive retaliation has endangered our national security - that our military planning is frozen to

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The Longest Day

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy.The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history.

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The Thirteenth Apostle

By: Eugene Vale

Los Angeles Times: "This is the stuff of which great novels are made . . . A powerful and significant book."This

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