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Saturday 6 February 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 6, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Megan Gallagher in Reading and Megan Gallagher. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, 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 Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 6 February 1960

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Movies

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Sink the Bismarck!

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

Country: United States

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Four Fast Guns

Directed by: William J. Hole Jr.

Starring: James Craig, Martha Vickers, Edgar Buchanan, Brett Halsey

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La Dolce Vita

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States

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The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Ray Danton, Karen Steele, Elaine Stewart, Jesse White

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Hell Bent for Leather

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Audie Murphy, Felicia Farr, Stephen McNally, Robert Middleton

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TV Series

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

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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Overland Trail

Somerset Maugham Hour

Starring: Hugh Williams, Daniel Farson, Ian Hunter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 February 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
  • Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
  • Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
  • Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
  • Saint Vedastus (+540)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jesse Belvin: American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter popular in the 1950s, whose success was cut short by his death in a car crash aged 27.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 06, 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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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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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 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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