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Sunday 10 July 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 10, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ariel Castro and Michèle Finck. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everybody's Somebody's Fool by Connie Francis. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Rat Race, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 10 July 1960

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Movies

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The Rat Race

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford

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From the Terrace

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Ina Balin

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The Bellboy

Directed by: Jerry Lewis

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Alex Gerry, Bob Clayton, Sonnie Sands

Country: United States

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Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Strangers When We Meet

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Ernie Kovacs, Barbara Rush

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TV Series

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My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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The Clear Horizon

European Men's Football Championships

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • Belgium sends troops to Congo
  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA Youngstown Kitchens (Trumball Golf Open)
  • The Soviet Union national football team defeats the Yugoslavian national football team 2–1 in Paris to win the first European Soccer Championship.
  • Moise Tshombe declares the Congolese province of Katanga independent. He requests and receives help from Belgium.
  • Harper Lee publishes her novel ''To Kill a Mockingbird'', which later wins the Pulitzer Prize for the best American novel of 1960.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 10, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Grant Moves South

By: Bruce Catton

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce

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The Conscience Of A Conservative

By: Barry Goldwater

2011 Reprint of 1960 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "The Conscience of a Conservative" was published by Goldwater when he

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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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A Distant Trumpet

By: Paul Horgan

Originally published in 1960 selling half a million copies at the time and first reissued as a Nonpareil paperback in 1991, this immensely popular work of fiction

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