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Wednesday 10 August 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Antonio Banderas and Marcel Dib. 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. G.I. Blues, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Set This House On Fire by William Styron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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Movies

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G.I. Blues

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers, James Douglas

Country: United States

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Atom Age Vampire

Directed by: Anton Giulio Majano

Starring: Alberto Lupo, Susanne Loret, Sergio Fantoni, Franca Parisi

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Black Sunday

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Andrea Checchi, Ivo Garrani

Country: United States

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Ocean's Eleven

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

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

Country: United States

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It Started in Naples

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Clark Gable, Sophia Loren, Vittorio De Sica, Marietto

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TV Series

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My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Football for the Ladies

Bongo

The Small House at Allington

Herzlichst Ihr Peter Kraus

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
  • Antonio Banderas: Spanish actor who was well established as a leading man of Spanish films when he gained international attention with roles in Pedro Almodovar's "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," 1988, and "Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!" 1990.
  • Marcel Dib
  • Kenny Perry: American golfer.
  • [James] Kenneth Perry: Elizabethtown, Kentucky -- PGA golfer (1991 Memorial).
  • Nicoletta Braschi: Italian actress.
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Facts:
  • Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space.
  • Nicolaas Jouwe forms PANA in New-Guinea

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Books

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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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Water Of Life

By: Henry Morton Robinson

Impact of whiskey-making on three generations of an Indiana family.

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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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Trustee From The Toolroom

By: Nevil Shute

When his sister’s boat is wrecked in the Pacific, Keith Steward becomes the trustee for his little niece. In order to save her from destitution he has to embark on a

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