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Wednesday 15 June 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 15, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michèle Laroque and Patrick Edlinger. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. Inherit the Wind, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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Movies

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Inherit the Wind

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York

Country: United States

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Bells Are Ringing

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Judy Holliday, Dean Martin, Fred Clark, Eddie Foy Jr.

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Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States

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The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States

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The Gallant Hours

Directed by: Robert Montgomery

Starring: James Cagney, Dennis Weaver, Ward Costello, Vaughn Taylor

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TV Series

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Der schwarze Kanal

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The Tin Pan Alley Show

St. Ives

Deadline Midnight

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 June 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
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Facts:
  • Angel Cordero wins his 1st of over 7000 horse races
  • Argentina complains to United Nations about Israeli illicit transfer of Adolf Eichman.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 15, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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A Distant Trumpet

By: Paul Horgan

Originally published in 1960 selling half a million copies at the time and first reissued as a Nonpareil paperback in 1991, this immensely popular work of fiction

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The Night They Burned The Mountain

By: Thomas A. Dooley

The Night They Burned the Mountain by Thomas Dooley Hardcover 1960

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Grant Moves South

By: Bruce Catton

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce

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