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Sunday 2 October 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shinji Aramaki and Gianfranco Stevanin. 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 Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Our House.
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What the sky looked like on 2 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 2 October 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
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Facts:
  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Tournament

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 02, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

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The Politics Of Upheaval

By: Arthur Schlesinger

The Politics of Upheaval, 1935-1936, volume three of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.’s Age of Roosevelt series, concentrates on the turbulent concluding years of Franklin D.

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The Leopard

By: Guiseppe di Lampedusa

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality.

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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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