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Sunday 11 December 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rachel Portman and Mary Beth Zimmerman in Mount Vernon. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Exodus, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Decision At Delphi by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Man's Island.
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1960

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Movies

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Exodus

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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The Secret of the Purple Reef

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Jeff Richards, Margia Dean, Peter Falk, Richard Chamberlain

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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

Country: United States

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The Sundowners

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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The 3 Worlds of Gulliver

Directed by: Jack Sher

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow, June Thorburn, Lee Patterson

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TV Series

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

No Man's Island

Directed by: Ferenc Török

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Pathfinders to Mars

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The Cheaters

Starring: John Ireland, Robert Ayres

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
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Facts:
  • Black Sunday - Riot in Algiers, 114 die.
  • French forces crack down in a violent clash with protesters in French Algeria during a visit by French president Charles de Gaulle.
  • MGM's ''The Wizard of Oz'' is rerun on CBS only a year after its previous telecast, thus beginning the tradition of annual telecasts of the film.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Decision At Delphi

By: Helen MacInnes

Just another routine overseas assignment. That's what successful young New York architect Ken Strang thought when a national travel magazine sent him to Europe to sketch Greek ruins.What

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The Leopard

By: Guiseppe di Lampedusa

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality.

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Pomp And Circumstance

By: Noel Coward

Author's first novel, a comedy filled with preposterous dialogue and ridiculous situations. A wonderfully witty story about manners and mores on a tropical island.

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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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