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What Happened on January 10, 1960

US date format: 1/10/1960, UK date format: 10/1/1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 10, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brian Cowen and Gurinder Chadha. 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. Solomon and Sheba, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 10 January 1960

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Movies

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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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Beast from Haunted Cave

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan, Frank Wolff, Wally Campo

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Attack of the Giant Leeches

Directed by: Bernard L. Kowalski

Starring: Ken Clark, Yvette Vickers, Jan Shepard, Michael Emmet

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The Wreck of the Mary Deare

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams

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Edge of Eternity

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Victoria Shaw, Mickey Shaughnessy, Edgar Buchanan

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TV Series

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

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 10 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
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Facts:
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Delmore Schwartz.
  • British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan makes the Wind of Change speech for the first time (see February 3).

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 10, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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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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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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The Joy Of Music

By: Leonard Bernstein

(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

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