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Wednesday 24 February 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrice L'Ecuyer and Rudy Rasmus. In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Four Feather Falls.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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All Our Yesterdays

Starring: Bernard Braden, James Cameron, Brian Inglis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Celebrity Golf

Starring: Sam Snead, Harry von Zell, Randolph Scott, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Sink the Bismarck!

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Mhner

Country: United States

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Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives

Country: United States

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The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Denjir kchi, Susumu Fujita, Kenichi Enomoto

Country: United States

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer

Country: United States

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Drunken Angel

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Toshir Mifune, Reisabur Yamamoto

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrice L'Ecuyer: Canadian actor, comedian, DJ and TV host.
  • Rudy Rasmus: American pastor, author and global humanitarian who is known for his outreach efforts to the world’s poorest citizens.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US beats Germany in Olympics hockey finals round, 9-1.
  • Italian government of Segni falls.

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Books

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My Wicked, Wicked Ways

By: Errol Flynn

Known to millions as the preeminent swashbuckler of the silver screen, Errol Flynn was a complex man who lived a life far more adventurous than any of his films.

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Where The Boys Are

By: Glendon Swarthout

Glendon Swarthout one snowy spring took off with a bunch of his English honors students from Michigan State University as they motored south from the winters' chill to the beaches of

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Ourselves To Know

By: John O'Hara

"HAVE YOU HAD AN AFFAIR WITH ANOTHER MAN?" ROBERT MILLHOUSER ASKED HIS WIFE. "YES I HAVE," SHE TOLD HIM BRUTALLY...

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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