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Monday 20 June 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 20, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Taylor (guitarist) and Adam Schiff. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. Elmer Gantry, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 20 June 1960

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Movies

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Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Strangers When We Meet

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Ernie Kovacs, Barbara Rush

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One Foot in Hell

Directed by: James B. Clark

Starring: Alan Ladd, Don Murray, Dan O'Herlihy, Dolores Michaels

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Inherit the Wind

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York

Country: United States

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Bells Are Ringing

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Judy Holliday, Dean Martin, Fred Clark, Eddie Foy Jr.

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TV Series

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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The Comedy Spot

Written by: Carl Reiner, Ronald Alexander

Starring: Carl Reiner, Mamie Van Doren, Candy Moore, Barbara Britton

Country: United States

Cariboo Country

Video Village

Moment of Fear

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
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Facts:
  • 12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack and Jane Wyatt
  • Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 5 for heavywgt boxing title
  • Heavyweight Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johnstown (NYC)
  • Federation of Mali (and Senegal) becomes independent of France.
  • In Burbank, California, the 12th Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Fred Astaire.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 20, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Grant Moves South

By: Bruce Catton

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce

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Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York

By: Paul Gallico

This is a 2007 reprint of the famous series from McCalls in 1959/1960. Small format hardcover with dust jacket.

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A Distant Trumpet

By: Paul Horgan

Originally published in 1960 selling half a million copies at the time and first reissued as a Nonpareil paperback in 1991, this immensely popular work of fiction

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Meyer Berger'S New York

By: Meyer Berger

Meyer (Mike) Berger was one of the greatest journalists of this century. A reporter and columnist for The New York Times for thirty years, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950

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