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Sunday 24 April 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paula Yates and Paula Yates. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Private Property, directed by Leslie Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York by Paul Gallico 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 24 April 1960

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Private Property

Directed by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Kate Manx, Corey Allen, Warren Oates, Jerome Cowan

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Circus of Horrors

Directed by: Sidney Hayers

Starring: Anton Diffring, Erika Remberg, Yvonne Monlaur, Donald Pleasence

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Because They're Young

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Dick Clark, Victoria Shaw, Michael Callan, Tuesday Weld

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Les Bonnes Femmes

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Clotilde Joano, Stéphane Audran, Lucile Saint-Simon

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The Cloud-Capped Star

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

Starring: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya

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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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An Age of Kings

Starring: David Andrews, Patrick Garland, Julian Glover, John Ringham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Long Way Home

Adivine su vida

Cordon Bleu Kitchen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paula Yates: London, England -- Mrs Bob Geldof / rocker / writer (Blondes).
  • Paula Yates: London, England -- Mrs Bob Geldof / rocker / writer (Blondes).
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Facts:
  • 14th Tony Awards: Miracle Worker and Fiorello! win.
  • Record 4 grand slams hit today
  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open.
  • Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 24, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York

By: Paul Gallico

This is a 2007 reprint of the famous series from McCalls in 1959/1960. Small format hardcover with dust jacket.

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This Is My God

By: Herman Wouk

This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

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Grant Moves South

By: Bruce Catton

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce

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The Lifetime Reading Plan

By: Clifton Fadiman

Is designed to give the intelligent reader a working familiarity with the world's great books and authors.

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