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Monday 4 July 1960, US Independence Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 4, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roland Ratzenberger and Barry Windham. 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 Rat Race, directed by Robert Mulligan, 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 My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 4 July 1960

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Rat Race

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford

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From the Terrace

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Ina Balin

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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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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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The Clear Horizon

European Men's Football Championships

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Wrangler

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 6th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright
  • America's new 50-star flag honoring Hawaiian statehood first unfurled.
  • Mickey Mantle hits career homer number 300.
  • Due to the post-Independence Day admission of Hawaii as the 50th U.S. state on August 21, 1959, the 50-star flag of the United States debuts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania almost ten and a half months later (see Flag Act).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 04, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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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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A Distant Trumpet

By: Paul Horgan

Originally published in 1960 selling half a million copies at the time and first reissued as a Nonpareil paperback in 1991, this immensely popular work of fiction

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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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