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Thursday 18 August 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fat Lever and Sonny Skinner. In that special week of August people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Les vieux de la vieille, directed by Gilles Grangier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching On Your Behalf.
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What the sky looked like on 18 August 1960

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Movies

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Les vieux de la vieille

Directed by: Gilles Grangier

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin, Noël-Noël, Bruno Balp

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Sex Kittens Go to College

Directed by: Albert Zugsmith

Starring: Mamie Van Doren, Tuesday Weld, Mijanou Bardot, Mickey Shaughnessy

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G.I. Blues

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers, James Douglas

Country: United States

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Atom Age Vampire

Directed by: Anton Giulio Majano

Starring: Alberto Lupo, Susanne Loret, Sergio Fantoni, Franca Parisi

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Black Sunday

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Andrea Checchi, Ivo Garrani

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

On Your Behalf

Lisboa em Camisa

Football for the Ladies

Bongo

The Small House at Allington

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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Facts:
  • 1st commercial oral contraceptive, Enovid 10 debuts in Skokie, Illinois
  • 1st photograph bounced off a satellite, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Beatles give their 1st public performance (Kaiserkeller in Hamburg)
  • Lew Burdette pitches to just 27 for a 1-0 no-hitter against Phillies
  • First photograph bounced off a satellite, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 18, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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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

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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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