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Wednesday 19 October 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 19, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Davis (pitcher) and Dan Woodgate. 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 The Conscience Of A Conservative by Barry Goldwater 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 19 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:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Wallace: American politician who was the Democratic Governor of Alabama, beginning in 1963, for three terms.
Facts:
  • KWCS (now KOOG) TV channel 30 in Ogden, UT (IND) begins broadcasting
  • US imposes embargo on exports to Cuba
  • The US imposes an embargo on exports to Cuba.
  • Martin Luther King Jr arrested in Atlanta, Georgia sit-in.
  • France grants Mauritania independence.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 19, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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Mistress Of Mellyn

By: Victoria Holt

Mount Mellyn stood as proud and magnificent as she had envisioned...But what bout its master--Connan TreMellyn? Was Martha Leigh's new employer as romantic as his name sounded?

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The Liberal Hour

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

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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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