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Saturday 12 November 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 12, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maurane (singer) and Bertice Berry. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Facts of Life, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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 12 November 1960

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Movies

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The Facts of Life

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Ruth Hussey, Don DeFore

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The World of Suzie Wong

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding

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North to Alaska

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian

Country: United States

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BUtterfield 8

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher, Dina Merrill

Country: United States

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker

Country: United States

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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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Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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The World of Tim Frazer

Starring: Jack Hedley, Ralph Michael

The Dickie Henderson Show

Moabiter Miniaturen

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Facts:
  • Coup against South Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem fails
  • Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails at 10 cm altitude.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 12, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich

By: William L. Shirer

Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a

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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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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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