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Thursday 23 June 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 23, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jim Deshaies and Lee Whitnum. 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 Trustee From The Toolroom by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 23 June 1960

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Movies

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Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

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

Country: United States

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Strangers When We Meet

Directed by: Richard Quine

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

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One Foot in Hell

Directed by: James B. Clark

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

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Inherit the Wind

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

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

Country: United States

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Bells Are Ringing

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

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

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TV Series

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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The Comedy Spot

Written by: Carl Reiner, Ronald Alexander

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

Country: United States

Cariboo Country

Video Village

Moment of Fear

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 June 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
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Facts:
  • Pat Boone Show, last airs on ABC-TV
  • Japan signs security treaty with the US
  • The Japanese prime minister, Nobusuke Kishi, announces his resignation.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 23, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Trustee From The Toolroom

By: Nevil Shute

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

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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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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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Meyer Berger'S New York

By: Meyer Berger

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

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