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Friday 12 August 1960

US date format: 8/12/1960, UK date format: 12/8/1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laurent Fignon and Thierry Desroses. 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 I Kid You Not by Jack Paar 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 of America

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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 of America

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Ocean's Eleven

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

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

Country: United States of America

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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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Facts:
  • 27th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Baltimore 32, All-Stars 7 (70,000)
  • Echo 1, 1st communications satellite, is launched
  • USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 41,600 m
  • US Air Force Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 41,600m.
  • Echo I, first communications satellite, is launched.

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Books

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I Kid You Not

By: Jack Paar

Who is Jack Parr? I Kid You Not is the answer to this question by the one who has the inside story -- Jack Parr.

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The Good Years

By: Walter Lord

1900-1914 They were the years of T.R. and trust busting, "the full dinner pail," the Model T Ford, the Wright Brothers' flying machine; the "400," the Bunny Hug and Turkey Trot,

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Watcher In The Shadows

By: Geoffrey Household

A deadly pursuit through the English countryside from the acclaimed author of ROGUE MALE. After working as a double agent for the British in Nazi Germany during the war, Charles Dennim

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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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