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Monday 17 October 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rob Marshall and Guy Henry (actor). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, directed by Karel Reisz, 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 October 1960

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Movies

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker

Country: United States

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The Alamo

Directed by: John Wayne

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon

Country: United States

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Shoot the Piano Player

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

Country: United States

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Ten Who Dared

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Brian Keith, John Beal, James Drury, R.G. Armstrong

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The Millionairess

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers, Alastair Sim, Vittorio De Sica

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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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Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Facts:
  • Tenderloin opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 216 performances
  • US and Britain sign accord for nuclear sub bases

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 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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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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The Black Book

By: Lawrence Durrell

First published in Paris in 1938, Durrell's third novel is the story, told from the inside, of the lives and loves of a group of struggling writers and artists in a

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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