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Thursday 8 September 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stefano Casiraghi and Misako Konno. In that special week of September people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Aquanauts.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Aquanauts

Starring: Ron Ely, Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate

Country: United States

Thriller

Starring: Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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Danger Man

Starring: Patrick McGoohan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Tall Man

Written by: Samuel A. Peeples

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager

Country: United States

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Police Surgeon

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Ian Hendry, John Warwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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G.I. Blues

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers

Country: United States

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The Time Machine

Directed by: George Pal

Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux

Country: United States

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Ocean's Eleven

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States

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The Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 September 1960 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Stefano Casiraghi: Italian member of the royal jet set and enterprising venture capitalist, investing in a franchise of Monaco's two Dior boutiques in 1984 and purchasing a former Ford dealership.
  • Misako Konno: Japanese actress and essayist.
  • Aimee Mann: American singer-songwriter guitarist and actress.
  • David Steele: English bass player and songwriter.
  • Aguri Suzuki: Japanese race car driver.
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Facts:
  • German DR limits access to East-Berlin for West Berliners
  • In Huntsville, Alabama, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally dedicates the Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA had already activated the facility on July 1).
  • Colonel Joseph Mobutu takes power in Republic of the Congo via a military coup.
  • The countries of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela form OPEC.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1960?

  • Life: Ernest Hemingway
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Margaret Chase Smith, Lucia M. Cormier -- Sep. 5, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7682

Books

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

Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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I Kid You Not

By: Jack Paar

Who is Jack Parr? I Kid You Not is the answer to this question by the one who has the inside story -- Jack Parr.

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Set This House On Fire

By: William Styron

The day after Peter Leverett met his old friend Mason Flagg in Italy, Mason was found dead. The hours leading up to his death were a nightmare for Peter - both

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Away From Home

By: Rona Jaffe

Three young and successful couples have come to the exotic shores of Rio, Brazil, to live and work in the late 50s.

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