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Monday 19 December 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Lookinland in Mount Pleasant and Mike Lookinland. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Ballad of a Soldier, directed by Grigoriy Chukhray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Cheaters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1960 or at December 19 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Cheaters

Starring: John Ireland, Robert Ayres

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Maigret

Written by: Georges Simenon

Starring: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Neville Jason, Helen Shingler

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BBC Sunday-Night Play

Starring: Brian Rix, Cyril Luckham, Peter Sallis, Joby Blanshard

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Odd Man

Written by: Edward Boyd

Starring: Edwin Richfield, Keith Barron, Moultrie Kelsall, Sarah Lawson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Case of the Dangerous Robin

Written by: John Abernathy, Leo Gordon

Starring: Jean Blake Fleming, Rick Jason

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova

Country: United States

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The Grass Is Greener

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Flaming Star

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest

Country: United States

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Cinderfella

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Exodus

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction in Brooklyn, New York (50 die).
  • Mercury-Redstone 1A reaches 210 km in test flight.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1960?

  • Life: John F Kennedy Jrs christening
  • Time: West German leader Franz Josef Strauss (middle name spelled Joseph on magazine cover)
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7697

Books

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

Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The War Lover

By: John Hersey

Vintage paperback

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