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Thursday 20 October 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. 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. The Alamo, directed by John Wayne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching BBC Sunday-Night Play.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

King Leonardo and His Short Subjects

Starring: Allen Swift, Jackson Beck, Kenny Delmar, Ben Stone

Country: United States

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The Roaring 20's

Starring: Dorothy Provine, Donald May, Gary Vinson, Mike Road

Country: United States

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The Bugs Bunny Show

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Route 66

Written by: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard

Starring: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett

Country: United States

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The Andy Griffith Show

Written by: Sheldon Leonard, Aaron Ruben, Danny Thomas

Starring: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Don Knotts

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Alamo

Directed by: John Wayne

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey

Country: United States

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The Magnificent Seven

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Midnight Lace

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin

Country: United States

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The 39 Steps

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda De Banzie

Country: United States

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Spartacus

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1960 ?

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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Henry Cabot Lodge and wife Emily
  • Time: President of the seven-campus University of California, the largest college complex in the U.S.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7688

Books

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

May This House Be Safe From Tigers

By: Alexander King

Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market

By: Nicolas Darvas

2011 reprint of 1960 edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Hungarian by birth, Nicolas Darvas trained as an economist at the University of Budapest.

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Before You Go

By: Jerome Weidman

The Sarno family, with a history of practicing the alternative medicine of 'cupping', is entrenched in New York's lower East Side.

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