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Saturday 5 March 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 5, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Matausch and David Tibet. In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. Purple Noon, directed by René Clément, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hudson's Bay.
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What the sky looked like on 5 March 1960

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Movies

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Purple Noon

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Laforêt, Erno Crisa

Country: United States

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Seven Thieves

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Rod Steiger, Joan Collins, Eli Wallach

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Can-Can

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan

Country: United States

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Home from the Hill

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton

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Conspiracy of Hearts

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Lewis

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TV Series

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

Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Captain Moonlight: Man of Mystery

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
  • Saint Theophile (d. 195)
  • Saint Olivia (d. 308)
  • Saint Gerarda
  • Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Catherine Matausch
  • David Tibet: English singer-songwriter (Current 93 and Death in June).
  • Paul Drayson: Baron Drayson English businessman and politician Minister for Defence Equipment Support and Technology.
  • Nick Launay: English record producer composer and recording engineer.
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Facts:
  • Elvis Presley ends 2-year hitch in US Army
  • Ice Dance Championship at Vancouver won by Denny and Jones (GRB)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Vancouver won by Wagner and Paul (CAN)
  • Worlds Ladies Fig Skating Champions in Vancouver won by Carol E Heiss (USA)
  • Cuban photographer Alberto Korda took his iconic photograph of Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 05, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Elements Of Style

By: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

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The Darkness And The Dawn

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Darkness and the Dawn

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My Wicked, Wicked Ways

By: Errol Flynn

Known to millions as the preeminent swashbuckler of the silver screen, Errol Flynn was a complex man who lived a life far more adventurous than any of his films.

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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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