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Monday 3 October 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michel Godard and Pascal Durand. 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. The 39 Steps, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while I Kid You Not by Jack Paar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Route 66.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The 39 Steps

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda De Banzie

Country: United States

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Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

Country: United States

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The Hidden Fortress

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki

Country: United States

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The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty

Country: United States

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Never on Sunday

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Shari Lewis Show

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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1960 Presidential Debates

Starring: John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Frank McGee

Country: United States

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The Barbara Stanwyck Show

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 1960 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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  • Janio Quadros elected President of Brazil
  • Yanks win 8-7, ending season on a 15 game win streak, and record 193 HRs
  • San Francisco's White House department store is first to accept BankAmericard credit card.

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

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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The Liberal Hour

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

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Water Of Life

By: Henry Morton Robinson

Impact of whiskey-making on three generations of an Indiana family.

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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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