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Tuesday 20 December 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Ki-duk and Piet Keur. 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. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Man's Island.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 December 1960

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Movies

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

Where the Boys Are

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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The Wackiest Ship in the Army

Directed by: Richard Murphy

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Ricky Nelson, John Lund, Chips Rafferty

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Five Guns to Tombstone

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: James Brown, John Wilder, Walter Coy, Robert Karnes

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Two Women

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raf Vallone, Eleonora Brown

Country: United States

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The Grass Is Greener

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons

Country: United States

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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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Le théâtre de la jeunesse

Starring: Andrée Champeaux, Armand Meffre, Claude Piéplu, Pascal Duc

Country: France

Tales of the Riverbank

Starring: Johnny Morris, Peggy Miller

Country: Canada

El show de los Polivoces

Written by: Mauricio Kleiff

Starring: Enrique Cuenca, Eduardo Manzano, Jorge Zamora, Yolanda Lievana

The Bullwinkle Show

Starring: June Foray, Paul Frees, William Conrad, Bill Scott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • National Front for the Liberation of Vietnam is formed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 20, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Lovely Ambition

By: Mary Ellen Chase

“Readers who have come to expect Miss Chase to provide stunning evocations of time and place, particularly of nineteenth-century Maine, will not be disappointed by The Lovely Ambition.”

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The Waste Makers

By: Vance Packard

An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of

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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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The Last Of The Just

By: Andre Schwarz-Bart

Published in sixteen languages and winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt, Andre Schwarz-Bart’s The Last of the Just is considered by many the single greatest novel of the Holocaust.

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