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Saturday 17 December 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Moreno Argentin . 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 Sermons And Soda Water by John O'Hara 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 17 December 1960 ?

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Facts:
  • La Plume de Ma Tante closes at Royale Theater NYC after 835 performances
  • Take Me Along closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 448 performances
  • 1960 Munich Convair 340 crash: 20 passengers and crew on board as well as 32 people on the ground are killed.
  • Troops loyal to Haile Selassie I in Ethiopia crush the coup that began December 13, returning power to their leader upon his return from Brazil. Haile Selassie absolves his son of any guilt.

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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 ?

Sermons And Soda Water

By: John O'Hara

First editions in original yellow, gray and blue cloth. Slipcased. Books are all in about fine condition, without djs as issued.

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Taken At The Flood

By: John Gunther

Taken at the Flood; The Story of Albert D. Lasker

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Decision At Delphi

By: Helen MacInnes

Just another routine overseas assignment. That's what successful young New York architect Ken Strang thought when a national travel magazine sent him to Europe to sketch Greek ruins.What

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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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