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Tuesday 2 February 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 2, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Claudio Panatta and Lionel Lemonchois. 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. Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Darkness And The Dawn by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 2 February 1960

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Movies

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Sink the Bismarck!

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

Country: United States

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Four Fast Guns

Directed by: William J. Hole Jr.

Starring: James Craig, Martha Vickers, Edgar Buchanan, Brett Halsey

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La Dolce Vita

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States

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The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Ray Danton, Karen Steele, Elaine Stewart, Jesse White

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Hell Bent for Leather

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Audie Murphy, Felicia Farr, Stephen McNally, Robert Middleton

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Overland Trail

Somerset Maugham Hour

Starring: Hugh Williams, Daniel Farson, Ian Hunter

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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:
  • Claudio Panatta: Italian tennis champ on the National team, the brother of Adriano Panatta who is also a tennis champ.
  • 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.
  • Lee Chill in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1977 Ohio Jr).
  • Eric Shea: Actor (Castaway Cowboy).
  • Jari Porttila: Finnish sports journalist.
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Facts:
  • Michale Eufemia sinks 625 balls in pool match without a miss.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 02, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Darkness And The Dawn

By: Thomas B. Costain

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The Joy Of Music

By: Leonard Bernstein

(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

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Meeting With Japan

By: Fosco Maraini

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Fuel For The Flame

By: Alec Waugh

An imaginary island on the Equator has suddenly achieved importance through the discovery of oil - what will happen to the men and women living under the tensions of life on

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