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Tuesday 6 December 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Farnell and Jasmina Perazic. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Exodus, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The American Heritage Picture History Of The Civil War by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Man's Island.
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What the sky looked like on 6 December 1960

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Movies

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

Exodus

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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The Secret of the Purple Reef

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Jeff Richards, Margia Dean, Peter Falk, Richard Chamberlain

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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

Country: United States

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The Sundowners

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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The 3 Worlds of Gulliver

Directed by: Jack Sher

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow, June Thorburn, Lee Patterson

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TV Series

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No Man's Island

Directed by: Ferenc Török

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Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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Pathfinders to Mars

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kim Farnell: British-American astrologer who earned her diploma at the Astrological Faculty of London in 1990, taking over the class that she had originally attended.
  • Jasmina Perazic: Gipe; WNBA guard/forward (New York Liberty).
  • Masahiko Katsuya: Japanese journalist and photographer.
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Facts:
  • AL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The American Heritage Picture History Of The Civil War

By: Bruce Catton

2 Volumes In Original Slipcase, 1960 Red Boards With Gold Letters

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The Waste Makers

By: Vance Packard

An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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The House Of Five Talents

By: Louis Auchincloss

Here is the gilt-framed portrait of a family through 5 generations of love, ambition and success... Julius Millinder, schooled in the golden age of robber barons.

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