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Tuesday 9 August 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barbara De Rossi and Eric Escoffier. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini by Brian Hyland. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Ocean's Eleven, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Night They Burned The Mountain by Thomas A. Dooley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Starring: Fred Smith, Mark Strotheide, Betty Hardy, Lorna Henderson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Comedy Spot

Written by: Carl Reiner, Ronald Alexander

Starring: Carl Reiner, Mamie Van Doren, Candy Moore, Barbara Britton

Country: United States

An Age of Kings

Starring: David Andrews, Patrick Garland, Julian Glover, John Ringham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Last Woman on Earth

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Betsy Jones-Moreland, Antony Carbone, Robert Towne

Country: United States

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Inherit the Wind

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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The Bellboy

Directed by: Jerry Lewis

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Alex Gerry, Bob Clayton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
  • Barbara De Rossi: Italian actress of over 20 films and some TV movies.
  • Eric Escoffier: French mountain climber, an Alpinist who disappeared in the Pakistanis sector of the Himalayas while climbing the Broad peak.
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Facts:
  • Race riot in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Nominee Nixon
  • Time: Ernesto ('Che') Guevara, president of Cuba's National Bank and brain behind Fidel Castro's revolutio
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7678

Books

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

The Night They Burned The Mountain

By: Thomas A. Dooley

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The Lincoln Lords

By: Cameron Hawley

THE LINCOLN LORDS is a story about Lincoln Lord and his wife Maggie, their story of marriage and Lincoln's involvement in heading many organizations and institutions that control our lives.

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The Enemy Within

By: Robert F. Kennedy

This is the authoritative, compelling account of one of the most famous, consummate, and effective Senate investigations in modern Congressional history.

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Before You Go

By: Jerome Weidman

The Sarno family, with a history of practicing the alternative medicine of 'cupping', is entrenched in New York's lower East Side.

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