Saturday September 17, 1960

US date format: 9/17/1960, UK date format: 17/9/1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Damon Hill and Frédéric Pierrot. 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. Tormented, directed by Bert I. Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Conscience Of A Conservative by Barry Goldwater was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Our House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Tormented

Directed by: Bert I. Gordon

Starring: Richard Carlson, Susan Gordon, Lugene Sanders, Juli Reding

The Bad Sleep Well

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

Country: United States of America

The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Dawn Addams, Peter van Eyck, Gert Fröbe, Wolfgang Preiss

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States of America

Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall, Frankie Vaughan

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 17, 1960?


    Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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    Events

  • Cuba nationalizes American-owned banks.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

The Tall Man

Written by: Samuel A. Peeples

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager

Country: United States of America

The Brothers Brannagan

National Velvet

Starring: Lori Martin, Ann Doran, James McCallion, Arthur Space

Country: United States of America

The Barbara Stanwyck Show

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck

Country: United States of America

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

Books

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

The Conscience Of A Conservative

By: Barry Goldwater

2011 Reprint of 1960 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "The Conscience of a Conservative" was published by Goldwater when he

The Good Years

By: Walter Lord

1900-1914 They were the years of T.R. and trust busting, "the full dinner pail," the Model T Ford, the Wright Brothers' flying machine; the "400," the Bunny Hug and Turkey Trot,

The View From The Fortieth Floor

By: Theodore H. White

An empire totters - on its survival hung the careers of thousands of frightened employees, the savings of small stockholders. On its death rested the cold ambitions of the shrewd

The Strategy Of Peace

By: John F. Kennedy

"The statements contained in this volume represent my own attempt to make plain to myself and to others my thoughts on the leading questions of foreign policy that have borne down

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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