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Friday 8 April 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Schneider and Alexandre Debanne. 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 The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley 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 8 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 8 April 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
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Facts:
  • Netherlands and Germany sign accord concerning war casualties.
  • The Netherlands and West Germany sign an agreement to negotiate the return of German land annexed by the Dutch in return for 280 million German marks as Wiedergutmachung.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The Joy Of Music

By: Leonard Bernstein

(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

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All The Day Long

By: Howard Spring

Book by Spring, Howard

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Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York

By: Paul Gallico

This is a 2007 reprint of the famous series from McCalls in 1959/1960. Small format hardcover with dust jacket.

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