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Saturday 17 December 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 17, 1960). 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. Two Women, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Leopard by Guiseppe di Lampedusa was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Man's Island.
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What the sky looked like on 17 December 1960

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Movies

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Two Women

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raf Vallone, Eleonora Brown

Country: United States

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The Grass Is Greener

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons

Country: United States

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Flaming Star

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest, Dolores del Rio

Country: United States

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Exodus

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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The Secret of the Purple Reef

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Jeff Richards, Margia Dean, Peter Falk, Richard Chamberlain

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TV Series

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

No Man's Island

Directed by: Ferenc Török

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Wir warten auf's Christkind

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Historical Events

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 17, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Leopard

By: Guiseppe di Lampedusa

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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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 Nylon Pirates

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

Alcestis, a British luxury liner, moored in New York and bound on a cruise to the Caribbean, South America and Africa, awaits her exclusive passengers - businessmen with mid-life crises, large

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