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Thursday 22 December 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Michel Basquiat and Mark Brydon. 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 Decision At Delphi by Helen MacInnes 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 22 December 1960

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Movies

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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 22 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ninian Comper: Sir John Ninian Comper was a Scottish-born architect.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 22, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Decision At Delphi

By: Helen MacInnes

Just another routine overseas assignment. That's what successful young New York architect Ken Strang thought when a national travel magazine sent him to Europe to sketch Greek ruins.What

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The Side Of The Angels

By: Alexander Fedoroff

The Side of the Angels

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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 Nylon Pirates

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

Alcestis, a British luxury liner, moored in New York and bound on a cruise to the Caribbean, South America and Africa, awaits her exclusive passengers - businessmen with mid-life crises, large

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