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Tuesday 5 January 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Glenn Stromberg and Phil Thornalley. In that special week of January people in US were listening to El Paso by Marty Robbins. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. The Bridge, directed by Bernhard Wicki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
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What the sky looked like on 5 January 1960

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Movies

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

The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht

Country: United States

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A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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A Bucket of Blood

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone, Julian Burton

Country: United States

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The Wonderful Country

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

Country: United States

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Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Shotgun Slade

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Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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The Adventures of the Terrible Ten

Starring: Gary Gray, Gavan Ellis, Lynda Keane, Rhonda Larter

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
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Facts:
  • Continental League, a proposed third major baseball league, gets an assurance of congressional support from New York Senator Kenneth Keating.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 05, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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The Cave

By: Robert Penn Warren

In his sixth novel, The Cave (1959), Robert Penn Warren tells the story of a young man trapped in a cave in fictional Johntown, Tennessee.

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Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels

By: Horace Knowles

Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels: A Treasury Of Harper's Magazine From 1850 To The, by Knowles, Horace, Ed.

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The Joy Of Music

By: Leonard Bernstein

(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

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