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Friday 8 July 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 8, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Valarie Pettiford and Jeff Stork. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everybody's Somebody's Fool by Connie Francis. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Rat Race, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 8 July 1960

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Movies

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

The Rat Race

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford

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From the Terrace

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Ina Balin

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The Bellboy

Directed by: Jerry Lewis

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Alex Gerry, Bob Clayton, Sonnie Sands

Country: United States

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Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Strangers When We Meet

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Ernie Kovacs, Barbara Rush

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TV Series

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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The Clear Horizon

European Men's Football Championships

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Wrangler

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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Facts:
  • Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 08, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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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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Water Of Life

By: Henry Morton Robinson

Impact of whiskey-making on three generations of an Indiana family.

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The View From The Fortieth Floor

By: Theodore H. White

An empire totters - on its survival hung the careers of thousands of frightened employees, the savings of small stockholders. On its death rested the cold ambitions of the shrewd

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