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Wednesday 2 November 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Lingner and Bruce Baumgartner. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. North to Alaska, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The House Of Five Talents by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Nature of Things.
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TV Series

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King Leonardo and His Short Subjects

Starring: Allen Swift, Jackson Beck, Kenny Delmar, Ben Stone

Country: United States

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The Roaring 20's

Starring: Dorothy Provine, Donald May, Gary Vinson, Mike Road

Country: United States

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The Bugs Bunny Show

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

North to Alaska

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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BUtterfield 8

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher

Country: United States

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Carve Her Name with Pride

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner

Country: United States

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The Alamo

Directed by: John Wayne

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey

Country: United States

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The Magnificent Seven

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • George Weiss, at 66, resigns as GM of New York Yankees
  • Roger Maris nips Mickey Mantle as AL MVP, 225-222
  • Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the Lady Chatterley's Lover case

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Books

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The House Of Five Talents

By: Louis Auchincloss

1960 Houghton Mifflin Publishing; First Print Hardcover

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How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market

By: Nicolas Darvas

2011 reprint of 1960 edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Hungarian by birth, Nicolas Darvas trained as an economist at the University of Budapest.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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The Dean'S Watch

By: Elizabeth Goudge

A compelling saga of an unlikely friendship threaded together by redemption and graceThe setting is a remote mid-nineteenth-century town in England and its grand cathedral. The cathedral Dean, Adam Ayscough, holds a deep love for his parishioners and townspeople, but ...

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