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Monday 8 February 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dino Ciccarelli and Alex Scott. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Teen Angel by Mark Dinning. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Comanche Station, directed by Budd Boetticher, 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 8 February 1960

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Movies

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Comanche Station

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier

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The Last Voyage

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, George Sanders, Edmond O'Brien

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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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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 8 February 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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Facts:
  • Congress opens hearings looking into payola
  • US Congress opens hearings looking into payola.
  • Boston Celtics' Bill Russell becomes first NBA player with 50 rebounds (51).
  • Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom issues an Order-in-Council, stating that she and her family would be known as the House of Windsor, and that her descendants will take the name ''Mountbatten-Windsor''.
  • The first eight brass star plaques are installed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 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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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

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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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