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Saturday 17 September 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position 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 I Kid You Not by Jack Paar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Our House.
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What the sky looked like on 17 September 1960

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Movies

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

Tormented

Directed by: Bert I. Gordon

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

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The Bad Sleep Well

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

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

Country: United States

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The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse

Directed by: Fritz Lang

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

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Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

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

Country: United States

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Piccadilly Third Stop

Directed by: Wolf Rilla

Starring: Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani, John Crawford, Mai Zetterling

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TV Series

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

Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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The Brothers Brannagan

National Velvet

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

Country: United States

The Barbara Stanwyck Show

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 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)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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Facts:
  • Cuba nationalizes American-owned banks.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 17, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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I Kid You Not

By: Jack Paar

Who is Jack Parr? I Kid You Not is the answer to this question by the one who has the inside story -- Jack Parr.

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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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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Away From Home

By: Rona Jaffe

Three young and successful couples have come to the exotic shores of Rio, Brazil, to live and work in the late 50s.

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