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Tuesday 20 September 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James A Pawelczyk and Alice Regina Brown. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Night They Burned The Mountain by Thomas A. Dooley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Here's Hollywood.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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G.I. Blues

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers

Country: United States

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The Time Machine

Directed by: George Pal

Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux

Country: United States

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Ocean's Eleven

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States

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The Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

1960 Presidential Debates

Starring: John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Frank McGee

Country: United States

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The Barbara Stanwyck Show

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck

Country: United States

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Written by: Eric Ambler

Starring: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot

Country: United States

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Starring: Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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Danger Man

Starring: Patrick McGoohan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 September 1960 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Alice Regina Brown: Jackson, Mississippi -- 4X100 runner (1984, 88 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • James A Pawelczyk: Buffalo, New York -- PhD / Astronaut (sk STS 90).
  • Lee Hall: English playwright and screenwriter.
  • Dave Hemingway: English singer-songwriter and drummer (The Beautiful South and The Housemartins).
  • Deborah Roberts: American journalist and TV reporter.
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Famous Deaths:
  • UN General Assembly admit 13 African countries and Cyprus (96 nations)
  • WFSU TV channel 11 in Tallahassee, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting

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

The Night They Burned The Mountain

By: Thomas A. Dooley


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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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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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Away From Home

By: Rona Jaffe

Three young and successful couples have come to the exotic shores of Rio, Brazil, to live and work in the late 50s.

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