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Tuesday 23 August 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gilles-Éric Séralini and Rodney Alan Greenblat. In that special week of August people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Les vieux de la vieille, directed by Gilles Grangier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Sun Is My Shadow by Robert Wilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Davey and Goliath.
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What the sky looked like on 23 August 1960

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Movies

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Les vieux de la vieille

Directed by: Gilles Grangier

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin, Noël-Noël, Bruno Balp

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Sex Kittens Go to College

Directed by: Albert Zugsmith

Starring: Mamie Van Doren, Tuesday Weld, Mijanou Bardot, Mickey Shaughnessy

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G.I. Blues

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers, James Douglas

Country: United States

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Atom Age Vampire

Directed by: Anton Giulio Majano

Starring: Alberto Lupo, Susanne Loret, Sergio Fantoni, Franca Parisi

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Black Sunday

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Andrea Checchi, Ivo Garrani

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Davey and Goliath

Rue de la gaîté

Open Hearing

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Lisboa em Camisa

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 23, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Sun Is My Shadow

By: Robert Wilder

1960-First Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Feels like an unrerad or very gently read copy, DJ has light shelf wear, including a few very small rips.

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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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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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Water Of Life

By: Henry Morton Robinson

Impact of whiskey-making on three generations of an Indiana family.

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