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Thursday 20 October 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 20, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lepa Brena and Konstantin Aseev. 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 Politics Of Upheaval by Arthur Schlesinger 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 20 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

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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:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • 1st fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Ralph Houk replaces Casey Stengel as New York Yankees manager.
  • First fully mechanized post office opened, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 20, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Politics Of Upheaval

By: Arthur Schlesinger

The Politics of Upheaval, 1935-1936, volume three of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.’s Age of Roosevelt series, concentrates on the turbulent concluding years of Franklin D.

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The Dean'S Watch

By: Elizabeth Goudge

A compelling saga of an unlikely friendship threaded together by redemption and graceThe setting is a remote mid-nineteenth-century town in England and its grand cathedral. The cathedral Dean, Adam Ayscough, holds a deep love for his parishioners and townspeople, but ...

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Baseball Is A Funny Game

By: Joe Garagiola

What goes on in the clubhouse? What happens during those meetings at the mound? What's it like to be a ballplayer's wife?

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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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