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Friday 16 December 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Canuto Kallan and Pat Van Den Hauwe. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Grass Is Greener, directed by Stanley Donen, 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 Cheaters.
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TV Series

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

The Cheaters

Starring: John Ireland, Robert Ayres

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Grass Is Greener

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Flaming Star

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest

Country: United States

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Cinderfella

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Exodus

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Anna Luther: Silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63.
Facts:
  • Wildcat opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances
  • TWA 266 and United 826 collide over Staten Island, kills 134
  • 1960 New York air disaster: While approaching New York's Idlewild Airport, a United Airlines Douglas DC-8 collides with a TWA Lockheed Super Constellation in a blinding snowstorm over Staten Island, killing 134.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jill Haworth and Sal Mineo
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Courtney Murray -- Dec. 12, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7696

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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The Snake Has All The Lines

By: Jean Kerr

Hilarious essays on family and theatrical life.

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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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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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