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Thursday 7 April 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 7, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yvan Colonna and James ''Buster'' Douglas. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Cloud-Capped Star, directed by Ritwik Ghatak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der schwarze Kanal.
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What the sky looked like on 7 April 1960

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Movies

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The Cloud-Capped Star

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

Starring: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya

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The Fugitive Kind

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States

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Peeping Tom

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Country: United States

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The League of Gentlemen

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Der schwarze Kanal

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Scotland Yard

Kakimashou tsukurimashou

Musik für Millionen

The Pen of My Aunt

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henri Guisan: General of the Swiss Army during World War II (Born 1874).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 07, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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This Is My God

By: Herman Wouk

This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

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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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Diplomat

By: Charles Wheeler Thayer

The decorative dustjacket adds much to this vintage first edition, first printing hardcover. The jacket shows wear along the edges from shelving.

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The Lincoln Lords

By: Cameron Hawley

THE LINCOLN LORDS is a story about Lincoln Lord and his wife Maggie, their story of marriage and Lincoln's involvement in heading many organizations and institutions that control our lives.

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