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Thursday 14 January 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christian Moullec . In that special week of January people in US were listening to El Paso by Marty Robbins. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. Cash McCall, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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Movies

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Cash McCall

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: James Garner, Natalie Wood, Nina Foch, Dean Jagger

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Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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Beast from Haunted Cave

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan, Frank Wolff, Wally Campo

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The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Eduard Franz, Valerie French, Grant Richards, Henry Daniell

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The Last Days of Pompeii

Directed by: Mario Bonnard

Starring: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey, Barbara Carroll

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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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Die Firma Hesselbach

Starring: Wolf Schmidt, Liesel Christ, Lia Wöhr, Sophie Cossaeus

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
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Facts:
  • US Army promoted Elvis Presley to Sergeant
  • Tuindorp-Oostzaan in Northern Amsterdam, flooded.
  • The Reserve Bank of Australia, the country's central bank and banknote issuing authority, is established.

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Books

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

This Is My God

By: Herman Wouk

This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

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The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

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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 Cave

By: Robert Penn Warren

In his sixth novel, The Cave (1959), Robert Penn Warren tells the story of a young man trapped in a cave in fictional Johntown, Tennessee.

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