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Thursday 8 September 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 8, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stefano Casiraghi and Gabrielle Scharnitzky. 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. The Bad Sleep Well, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Our House.
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Movies

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The Bad Sleep Well

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

Country: United States

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The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Dawn Addams, Peter van Eyck, Gert Fröbe, Wolfgang Preiss

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Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall, Frankie Vaughan

Country: United States

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Piccadilly Third Stop

Directed by: Wolf Rilla

Starring: Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani, John Crawford, Mai Zetterling

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Colossus and the Amazon Queen

Directed by: Vittorio Sala

Starring: Dorian Gray, Rod Taylor, Gianna Maria Canale, Ed Fury

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TV Series

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

Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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The Aquanauts

Starring: Ron Ely, Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate

Country: United States

Thriller

Starring: Boris Karloff

Country: United States

Checkmate

Written by: Eric Ambler

Starring: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot

Country: United States

Danger Man

Starring: Patrick McGoohan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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.
  • Gabrielle Scharnitzky
  • Aguri Suzuki: Japanese race car driver.
  • Misako Konno: Japanese actress and essayist.
  • Aimee Mann: American singer-songwriter guitarist and actress.
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 08, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Lovely Ambition

By: Mary Ellen Chase

“Readers who have come to expect Miss Chase to provide stunning evocations of time and place, particularly of nineteenth-century Maine, will not be disappointed by The Lovely Ambition.”

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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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Mr. Citizen

By: Harry S. Truman

315 pages - photo illustrated

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Baseball Is A Funny Game

By: Joe Garagiola

What goes on in the clubhouse? What happens during those meetings at the mound? What's it like to be a ballplayer's wife?

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