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Monday 18 January 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 18, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Rylance and Mark Rylance. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. Cash McCall, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Cave by Robert Penn Warren was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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Movies

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Cash McCall

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: James Garner, Natalie Wood, Nina Foch, Dean Jagger

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The Wreck of the Mary Deare

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams

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Edge of Eternity

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Victoria Shaw, Mickey Shaughnessy, Edgar Buchanan

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Third Man on the Mountain

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Michael Rennie, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, James Donald

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The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Eduard Franz, Valerie French, Grant Richards, Henry Daniell

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TV Series

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Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Man from Interpol

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Facts:
  • US and Japan sign joint defense treaty
  • Capital Airlines Flight 20 crashes into a farm in Charles City County, Virginia, killing all 50 aboard, the third fatal Capital Airlines crash in as many years.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 18, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Cave

By: Robert Penn Warren

In his sixth novel, The Cave (1959), Robert Penn Warren tells the story of a young man trapped in a cave in fictional Johntown, Tennessee.

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Groucho And Me

By: Groucho Marx

With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper

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May This House Be Safe From Tigers

By: Alexander King

Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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