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Tuesday 22 November 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Freiss and Leos Carax. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Stay by Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Big Deal on Madonna Street

Directed by: Mario Monicelli

Starring: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori

Country: United States

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The Virgin Spring

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom

Country: United States

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North to Alaska

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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BUtterfield 8

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher

Country: United States

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Carve Her Name with Pride

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 November 1960 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
  • Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
  • Family Day begins in 2005
  • Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
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  • French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons
  • The United Nations supports the government of Joseph Kasavubu and Joseph Mobutu in the Republic of the Congo.

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

The Last Of The Just

By: Andre Schwarz-Bart

Published in sixteen languages and winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt, Andre Schwarz-Bart’s The Last of the Just is considered by many the single greatest novel of the Holocaust.

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The House Of Five Talents

By: Louis Auchincloss

1960 Houghton Mifflin Publishing; First Print Hardcover

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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Rabbit, Run

By: John Updike

Rabbit, Run is the book that established John Updike as one of the major American novelists of his—or any other—generation.

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