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Tuesday 12 July 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Parys and Corynne Charby. 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. 13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Comedy Spot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Comedy Spot

Written by: Carl Reiner, Ronald Alexander

Starring: Carl Reiner, Mamie Van Doren, Candy Moore, Barbara Britton

Country: United States

An Age of Kings

Starring: David Andrews, Patrick Garland, Julian Glover, John Ringham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Es geschah an der Grenze

Starring: Hans Cossy, Rolf Castell, Alfred Cerny, Armin Dahlen

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

13 Ghosts

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner

Country: United States

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Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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House of Usher

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey

Country: United States

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Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles

Country: United States

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The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1960?

  • Life: Rockefeller family
  • Time: Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. his wife Rose, Jacqueline Kennedy & her husband, Presidential candidate Sen. J
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7674

Books

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

Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The War Lover

By: John Hersey

THE WAR LOVER is about Buzz Morrow, a pilot who glorifies war and his military duties. Hersey makes the point that wars exist precisely because there are men like Buzz who revel in them.

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