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Monday 6 June 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Vai and François Santoni. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Leopard by Guiseppe di Lampedusa was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, Richard Egan

Country: United States

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Hiroshima Mon Amour

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas

Country: United States

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The Fugitive Kind

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani

Country: United States

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy

Country: United States

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

An Age of Kings

Starring: David Andrews, Patrick Garland, Julian Glover, John Ringham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Es geschah an der Grenze

Starring: Hans Cossy, Rolf Castell, Alfred Cerny, Armin Dahlen

Somerset Maugham Hour

Starring: Hugh Williams, Daniel Farson, Ian Hunter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 June 1960 ?

  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
  • D-Day landings - Europe.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steve Vai: American musician, a guitarist who has credits with Frank Zappa and David Lee Roth, among others.
  • François Santoni: French Corsican politician, murdered on 17 August 2001 in Monacia-d'Aullène, a village of Corse-du-Sud.
  • Jill Strong: American singer, pro from the time she was a kid.
  • Gary Graham: Actor (Money on the Side).
  • Lola Forner: Alicante, Spain -- Miss Spain (1979).
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  • Steve Allen Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • Roy Orbison releases "Only the Lonely".

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

The Leopard

By: Guiseppe di Lampedusa

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality.

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The Law And The Profits

By: C. Northcote Parkinson

A very nice clean copy in protected unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner details to free front endpaper. Some spotting tio closed edges, otherwise pages clean, binding firm.

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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Grant Moves South

By: Bruce Catton

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce

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