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Friday 16 September 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mickey Tettleton and Lisa Allen. In that special week of September people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Sun Is My Shadow by Robert Wilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Barbara Stanwyck Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Barbara Stanwyck Show

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck

Country: United States

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Checkmate

Written by: Eric Ambler

Starring: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot

Country: United States

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Thriller

Starring: Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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Danger Man

Starring: Patrick McGoohan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Tall Man

Written by: Samuel A. Peeples

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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G.I. Blues

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers

Country: United States

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The Time Machine

Directed by: George Pal

Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux

Country: United States

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Ocean's Eleven

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States

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The Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mickey Tettleton: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- Catcher (Texas Rangers).
  • Lisa Allen: American skater, a stunning blonde with peerless form.
  • Philippe Gauckler: French cartoonist who has designed covers for "Présence du futur," "Je Bouquine" and "Journal de Mickey.
  • Jayne Brook: American actress.
  • Kurt Busiek: American comic book writer.
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Facts:
  • Mil Brave Warren Spahn no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 4-0
  • Amos Alonzo Stagg retires as a football coach at age 98.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gymnasts in Rome
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Shah of Iran -- Sep. 12, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7683

Books

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

The Sun Is My Shadow

By: Robert Wilder

1960-First Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Feels like an unrerad or very gently read copy, DJ has light shelf wear, including a few very small rips.

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The Liberal Hour

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

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How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market

By: Nicolas Darvas

2011 reprint of 1960 edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Hungarian by birth, Nicolas Darvas trained as an economist at the University of Budapest.

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Set This House On Fire

By: William Styron

The day after Peter Leverett met his old friend Mason Flagg in Italy, Mason was found dead. The hours leading up to his death were a nightmare for Peter - both

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