Wednesday June 22, 1960

US date format: 6/22/1960, UK date format: 22/6/1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 22, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tracy Pollan and Erin Brockovich. 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 May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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Elmer Gantry

Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

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

Country: United States of America

Strangers When We Meet

Strangers When We Meet

Directed by: Richard Quine

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

One Foot in Hell

One Foot in Hell

Directed by: James B. Clark

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

Inherit the Wind

Inherit the Wind

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

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

Country: United States of America

Bells Are Ringing

Bells Are Ringing

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

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

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My Sister Eileen

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

The Comedy Spot

The Comedy Spot

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

Country: United States of America

Cariboo Country

Cariboo Country

Video Village

Video Village

Moment of Fear

Moment of Fear

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May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King

May This House Be Safe From Tigers

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

Trustee From The Toolroom by Nevil Shute

Trustee From The Toolroom

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When his sister’s boat is wrecked in the Pacific, Keith Steward becomes the trustee for his little niece. In order to save her from destitution he has to embark on a

Meyer Berger'S New York by Meyer Berger

Meyer Berger'S New York

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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

The Joy Of Music by Leonard Bernstein

The Joy Of Music

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(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton

Grant Moves South

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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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