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Saturday 13 February 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 13, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gordon McMaster and Matt Salinger in Windsor. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Teen Angel by Mark Dinning. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Comanche Station, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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Movies

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Comanche Station

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier

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The Last Voyage

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, George Sanders, Edmond O'Brien

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Sink the Bismarck!

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

Country: United States

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Four Fast Guns

Directed by: William J. Hole Jr.

Starring: James Craig, Martha Vickers, Edgar Buchanan, Brett Halsey

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La Dolce Vita

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States

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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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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Overland Trail

Somerset Maugham Hour

Starring: Hugh Williams, Daniel Farson, Ian Hunter

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Gordon McMaster: Scottish politician and Member of Parliament, returned by By-Election, 11/27/1990, replacing Norman Buchan who died on 10/23/1990.
  • Matt Salinger in Windsor: Vermont, USA; actor (Captain America, Deadly Deception).
  • Michael Craig: Rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me).
  • Pierluigi Collina: Italian referee of the World Soccer Championship Final in 2002; he is also a financial advisor with a degree in economics.
  • Luis Lesur: Mexican pro astrologer and teacher working in Mexico City, Cuernavaca and Monterrey.
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Facts:
  • Beg, Borrow or Steal opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Saratoga closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • France performs first nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds, Algeria.
  • With the success of a nuclear test codenamed ''Gerboise Bleue'', France becomes the fourth country to possess nuclear weapons.
  • Black college students stage the first of the Nashville sit-ins at three lunch counters in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Planetary positions on February 13, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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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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The Elements Of Style

By: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

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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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