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What Happened on March 08, 1960

US date format: 3/8/1960, UK date format: 8/3/1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 8, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeffrey Eugenides and Buck Williams. In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. Breathless, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Darkness And The Dawn by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hudson's Bay.
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What the sky looked like on 8 March 1960

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Movies

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Breathless

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

Country: United States

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The Angry Silence

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

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A Dog of Flanders

Directed by: James B. Clark

Starring: David Ladd, Donald Crisp, Theodore Bikel, Max Croiset

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A Breath of Scandal

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Sophia Loren, Maurice Chevalier, John Gavin, Angela Lansbury

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Purple Noon

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Laforêt, Erno Crisa

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Facts:
  • Greenwillow opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 95 performances

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 08, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Darkness And The Dawn

By: Thomas B. Costain

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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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Two Weeks In Another Town

By: Irwin Shaw

A struggling actor’s last chance becomes an unforgettable Roman holidayWorld War II derailed John Andrus’s acting career. Marred by a facial scar and burdened by a new family, Andrus works for

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May This House Be Safe From Tigers

By: Alexander King

Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

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