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Tuesday 19 April 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicoletta Braschi and Yvon Le Roux. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Fugitive Kind, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Lifetime Reading Plan by Clifton Fadiman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Four Feather Falls.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Fugitive Kind

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani

Country: United States

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy

Country: United States

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige

Country: United States

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The Cranes are Flying

Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov

Starring: Tatyana Samojlova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasili Merkuryev

Country: United States

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Can-Can

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 19 April 1960

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TV Series

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

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

Es geschah an der Grenze

Starring: Hans Cossy, Rolf Castell, Alfred Cerny, Armin Dahlen

Somerset Maugham Hour

Starring: Hugh Williams, Daniel Farson, Ian Hunter

Die Firma Hesselbach

Starring: Wolf Schmidt, Liesel Christ, Lia Wöhr, Sophie Cossaeus

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
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Facts:
  • 64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54.
  • April Revolution: South Korean students hold a nationwide pro-democracy protest against President Syngman Rhee. Thus eventually leads him to resign from that office.

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Books

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

The Lifetime Reading Plan

By: Clifton Fadiman

Is designed to give the intelligent reader a working familiarity with the world's great books and authors.

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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 Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

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The Constant Image

By: Marcia Davenport

The Constant Image

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