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Wednesday 23 March 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 23, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christian Paul and Nicol Stephen Baron Stephen. In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. Please Don't Eat the Daisies, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der schwarze Kanal.
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What the sky looked like on 23 March 1960

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Movies

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige, Spring Byington

Country: United States

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Breathless

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

Country: United States

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The Angry Silence

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

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A Dog of Flanders

Directed by: James B. Clark

Starring: David Ladd, Donald Crisp, Theodore Bikel, Max Croiset

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A Breath of Scandal

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Sophia Loren, Maurice Chevalier, John Gavin, Angela Lansbury

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TV Series

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

Der schwarze Kanal

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Biggles

Dow Hour of Great Mysteries

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
  • Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
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Facts:
  • Explorer (8) fails to reach Earth orbit
  • Explorer 8 fails to reach Earth orbit.
  • Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev meets French president Charles de Gaulle in Paris.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 23, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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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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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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The Lincoln Lords

By: Cameron Hawley

THE LINCOLN LORDS is a story about Lincoln Lord and his wife Maggie, their story of marriage and Lincoln's involvement in heading many organizations and institutions that control our lives.

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