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Saturday 2 July 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 2, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Doug LaMalfa and Nick Wooster. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everybody's Somebody's Fool by Connie Francis. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Bellboy, directed by Jerry Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 2 July 1960

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Movies

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The Bellboy

Directed by: Jerry Lewis

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Alex Gerry, Bob Clayton, Sonnie Sands

Country: United States

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Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Strangers When We Meet

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Ernie Kovacs, Barbara Rush

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One Foot in Hell

Directed by: James B. Clark

Starring: Alan Ladd, Don Murray, Dan O'Herlihy, Dolores Michaels

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Inherit the Wind

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Wrangler

Presenting Barry Morse

Let's Go Square Dancing

Summerhouse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Doug LaMalfa: Politician.
  • Nick Wooster: American street style icon who has worked with Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus chain stores, as well as Calvin Klein, Polo Ralph Lauren and Thom Browne brands.
  • Terry Rossio: American screenwriter and producer.
  • Maria Sereno: Filipino lawyer and jurist 24th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
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Facts:
  • Once Upon a Mattress closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 460 performances

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 02, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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Set This House On Fire

By: William Styron

The day after Peter Leverett met his old friend Mason Flagg in Italy, Mason was found dead. The hours leading up to his death were a nightmare for Peter - both

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I Kid You Not

By: Jack Paar

Who is Jack Parr? I Kid You Not is the answer to this question by the one who has the inside story -- Jack Parr.

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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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