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Friday 23 September 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 23, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bertrand de Broc and Mitchell Anderson. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Sunrise at Campobello, directed by Vincent J. Donehue, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Our House.
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What the sky looked like on 23 September 1960

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Movies

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Sunrise at Campobello

Directed by: Vincent J. Donehue

Starring: Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen

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Seven Ways from Sundown

Directed by: Harry Keller

Starring: Audie Murphy, Barry Sullivan, Venetia Stevenson, John McIntire

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Watch Your Stern

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims

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Tormented

Directed by: Bert I. Gordon

Starring: Richard Carlson, Susan Gordon, Lugene Sanders, Juli Reding

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The Bad Sleep Well

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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Hong Kong

Written by: Robert Buckner

Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner

Country: United States

Here's Hollywood

Starring: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter

Country: United States

The Westerner

Written by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Brian Keith

Country: United States

Whiplash

Written by: Michael Noonan

Starring: Peter Graves, Anthony Wickert

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 23, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1960 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. The Twist - Chubby Checker
  2. My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own - Connie Francis
  3. Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
  4. Larry Verne - Mr. Custer
  5. Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
  6. Walk -- Don't Run - The Ventures
  7. Kiddio - Brook Benton
  8. Yogi - The Ivy Three
  9. Bobby Rydell - Volare
  10. Jimmy Charles - A Million To One
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Kiddio - Brook Benton
  2. The Twist - Chubby Checker
  3. Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
  4. A Fool In Love - Ike & Tina Turner
  5. Finger Poppin' Time - Hank Ballard And The Midnighters
  6. I Want To Know - Sugar Pie DeSanto
  7. Ta Ta - Clyde McPhatter
  8. A Woman, A Lover, A Friend - Jackie Wilson
  9. If I Can't Have You - Etta James
  10. The Twist - Hank Ballard And The Midnighters
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. The Shadows - Apache
  2. Mess Of Blues - Elvis Presley
  3. Because They're Young - Duane Eddy
  4. Please Don't Tease - Cliff Richard
  5. Ricky Valance - Tell Laura I Love Her

Books

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

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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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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I Kid You Not

By: Jack Paar

Who is Jack Parr? I Kid You Not is the answer to this question by the one who has the inside story -- Jack Parr.

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Taken At The Flood

By: John Gunther

Taken at the Flood; The Story of Albert D. Lasker

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