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Tuesday 18 October 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 18, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Claude Van Damme and Erin Moran. 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 Water Of Life by Henry Morton Robinson 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 18 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

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Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme: Belgian-American actor who did stints in European commercials and low-budget French films before moving to Hollywood in 1981.
  • Erin Moran: American actress.
  • Denis Olivennes: French entrepreneur, son of poet Armand Olivennes and nephew of famous psychiatrist Claude Olievenstein.
  • Craig Mello: Scientist.
  • Emily Arth: Evanston, Illinois -- Playmate (Jun, 1988).
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Facts:
  • In Britain, News Chronicle and Daily Mail merge, and London Evening Star merges with Evening News
  • Casey Stengel retired by New York Yankees (won ten pennants in 12 years).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 18, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Water Of Life

By: Henry Morton Robinson

Impact of whiskey-making on three generations of an Indiana family.

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The House Of Five Talents

By: Louis Auchincloss

Here is the gilt-framed portrait of a family through 5 generations of love, ambition and success... Julius Millinder, schooled in the golden age of robber barons.

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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 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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