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Monday 4 April 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 4, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hugo Weaving and Lorraine Toussaint. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Cloud-Capped Star, directed by Ritwik Ghatak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der schwarze Kanal.
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What the sky looked like on 4 April 1960

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Movies

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The Cloud-Capped Star

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

Starring: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya

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The Fugitive Kind

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States

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Peeping Tom

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Country: United States

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The League of Gentlemen

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Der schwarze Kanal

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Scotland Yard

Kakimashou tsukurimashou

Musik für Millionen

The Pen of My Aunt

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 April 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
  • Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
  • Lesotho - Heroes' Day
  • Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
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Facts:
  • 32nd Academy Awards - Ben-Hur, Charlton Heston, and Simone Signoret win.
  • Oscar awarded to the Netherlands director Bert Haanstra
  • Project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center.
  • France agrees to grant independence to the Mali Federation, a union of Senegal and French Sudan.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 04, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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No Room In The Ark

By: Alan Moorehead

The excitement and mystery of Africa's wild animals and primitive tribes magnificently described by the author of GALLIPOLI and THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION.

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All The Day Long

By: Howard Spring

Book by Spring, Howard

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Clea

By: Lawrence Durrell

Justine (Alexandria Quartet) [ JUSTINE (ALEXANDRIA QUARTET) ] By Durrell, Lawrence ( Author )Jul-12-1991 Paperback

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