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Saturday 15 October 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Mazur and Kimberly Quinn. 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. Midnight Lace, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Odd Man.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

King Leonardo and His Short Subjects

Starring: Allen Swift, Jackson Beck, Kenny Delmar, Ben Stone

Country: United States

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The Roaring 20's

Starring: Dorothy Provine, Donald May, Gary Vinson, Mike Road

Country: United States

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The Bugs Bunny Show

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Route 66

Written by: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard

Starring: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett

Country: United States

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The Andy Griffith Show

Written by: Sheldon Leonard, Aaron Ruben, Danny Thomas

Starring: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Don Knotts

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Midnight Lace

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin

Country: United States

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The 39 Steps

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda De Banzie

Country: United States

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Spartacus

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

Country: United States

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The Hidden Fortress

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki

Country: United States

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The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniel Mazur: American mountaineer.
  • Kimberly Quinn: American-born femme fatale whose affair with a British politician, David Blunkett, caused a scandal in the UK in late 2004.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Clara Kimball Young: Actress (Return of Chandu), dies of a stroke at 70.
  • Maude Eburne: Actress (Ladies They Talk About, Guardsman), dies at 84.
  • Henny Porten: German actress, one of her country's first silent film superstars.
Facts:
  • Laughs & Other Events closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 8 performances

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1960?

  • Life: Doris Day
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert F. Kennedy -- Oct. 10, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7687

Books

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

The Lovely Ambition

By: Mary Ellen Chase

“Readers who have come to expect Miss Chase to provide stunning evocations of time and place, particularly of nineteenth-century Maine, will not be disappointed by The Lovely Ambition.”

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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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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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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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