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Tuesday 12 July 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Corynne Charby and Nathalie Parys. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alley-Oop by Hollywood Argyles. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Entertainer, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace 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 12 July 1960

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Entertainer

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright

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Tarzan the Magnificent

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Gordon Scott, Jock Mahoney, Betta St. John, John Carradine

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13 Ghosts

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner, Rosemary DeCamp

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Today

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The Clear Horizon

European Men's Football Championships

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Facts:
  • Congo, Chad and Central African Republic declare independence
  • Echo I, 1st passive satellite launched
  • Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Hoosier Celebrity Golf Tournament
  • XEWT TV channel 12 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 12, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The Law And The Profits

By: C. Northcote Parkinson

A very nice clean copy in protected unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner details to free front endpaper. Some spotting tio closed edges, otherwise pages clean, binding firm.

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The Enemy Within

By: Robert F. Kennedy

This is the authoritative, compelling account of one of the most famous, consummate, and effective Senate investigations in modern Congressional history.

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