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Saturday 9 January 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Walters in Prince Rupert and David Peoples in Augusta. In that special week of January people in US were listening to El Paso by Marty Robbins. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. The Bridge, directed by Bernhard Wicki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Ourselves to Know by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1960

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Movies

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

The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht

Country: United States

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A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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A Bucket of Blood

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone, Julian Burton

Country: United States

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The Wonderful Country

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

Country: United States

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Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Shotgun Slade

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Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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The Adventures of the Terrible Ten

Starring: Gary Gray, Gavan Ellis, Lynda Keane, Rhonda Larter

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
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Facts:
  • Building of Aswan dam in Egypt begins.
  • President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser opens construction on the Aswan Dam by detonating ten tons of dynamite to demolish twenty tons of granite on the east bank of the Nile.
  • January 11 – Aswan High Dam construction begins in Egypt.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Ourselves to Know

By: John O'Hara

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The Silent Traveller In Boston

By: Chiang Yee

The Silent Traveller In Boston by Chiang Yee. Illustrations by Chiang Yee. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1959. First Edition.

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The Amazing Results Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"This is a result book....It is the story of the thrilling things that happened to people when they applied the principles of dynamic change to their lives."

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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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