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Thursday 13 October 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 13, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joey Belladonna and Greg Derr. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mr. Custer by Larry Verne. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. Shoot the Piano Player, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Black Book by Lawrence Durrell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Our House.
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What the sky looked like on 13 October 1960

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Movies

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Shoot the Piano Player

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

Country: United States

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Ten Who Dared

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Brian Keith, John Beal, James Drury, R.G. Armstrong

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The Millionairess

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers, Alastair Sim, Vittorio De Sica

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Midnight Lace

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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Spartacus

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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The Odd Man

Written by: Edward Boyd

Starring: Edwin Richfield, Keith Barron, Moultrie Kelsall, Sarah Lawson

The Case of the Dangerous Robin

Written by: John Abernathy, Leo Gordon

Starring: Jean Blake Fleming, Rick Jason

Country: United States

The Best of the Post

Starring: John Conte

Country: United States

Two Faces West

Starring: Charles Bateman, Francis De Sales, Joyce Meadows, Paul Comi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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Facts:
  • 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood and Kennedy in New York
  • Nikita Khrushchev (PM USSR) bangs his shoe on table at UN
  • Opponents of Fidel Castro executed in Cuba
  • Third US presidential debate with Richard Nixon in Hollywood and John Kennedy in New York.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 13, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Black Book

By: Lawrence Durrell

First published in Paris in 1938, Durrell's third novel is the story, told from the inside, of the lives and loves of a group of struggling writers and artists in a

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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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The Waste Makers

By: Vance Packard

An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of

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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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