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Monday 11 January 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vicki Peterson in Los Angeles and Nicolas Charrier-Bardot. 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. Cash McCall, directed by Joseph Pevney, 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 11 January 1960

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Movies

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Cash McCall

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: James Garner, Natalie Wood, Nina Foch, Dean Jagger

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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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The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Eduard Franz, Valerie French, Grant Richards, Henry Daniell

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The Last Days of Pompeii

Directed by: Mario Bonnard

Starring: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey, Barbara Carroll

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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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Die Firma Hesselbach

Starring: Wolf Schmidt, Liesel Christ, Lia Wöhr, Sophie Cossaeus

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Lamar Clark sets pro boxing record of 44 consecutive knockouts.
  • Henry Lee Lucas, once listed as America's most prolific serial killer, commits his first known murder.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 11, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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Too Many Ghosts

By: Paul Gallico

Too Many Ghosts, 1959 BCE, by Paul Gallico. Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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The Cave

By: Robert Penn Warren

In his sixth novel, The Cave (1959), Robert Penn Warren tells the story of a young man trapped in a cave in fictional Johntown, Tennessee.

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The Thirteenth Apostle

By: Eugene Vale

Los Angeles Times: "This is the stuff of which great novels are made . . . A powerful and significant book."This

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